- #26 Ranking
- Public Institution Type
Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is not only Denmark's oldest university, but also one of the oldest in Northern Europe. Its location in the capital city makes the University's development, key people and events part of the history of Denmark. Read more about the history of The University of Copenhagen
The motivational force of the University's research activities is financially and politically independent, i.e. free basic research; however, specific collaborative endeavours with other institutions and companies also have a place among the countless research activities.
UCPH wishes to ensure continual academic development and satisfactory career pathways for individual faculty and academic staff, which includes ensuring that potential career pathways are clear for individual researchers and that there is systematic support for career management.
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KSI is the University’s student sports association (‘forening’), offering more than 70 sports teams with levels ranging from beginners to intermediate, experienced and skilled. The club is a non-profit association, so prices are reasonable.
Students at the University of Copenhagen have access to a range of extra-curricular activities through university clubs and associations and places affiliated with the university.
The following is a sample of what is offered.
Students are assessed after taking one of the following types of examinations: paper, written examination, oral examination, or active participation. In addition, some courses may require the successful completion of written, oral, or practical assignments during the course. Unlike other countries, this system helps and grooms the students to learn to work in teams, alone...
Studying Pharmacy at Copenhagen University has been nothing but educational, since the curriculum is formed in a way that ensures the student is aware of the different areas within Pharmacy. Furthermore, the education is structured in a way, that begins with the student learning the basics of eg. pharmacology, and then using this knowledge in-depth in an more course. For...
I love studying! Apart from exam periods, where a lot of time has to be spent on reading and learning new information, it's easy to achieve the perfect balance between spare time and university.