We showed the University of Copenhagen logo to people on the street. Did they recognise it?
The university has scrapped the faculty logos and now focusses on a wine-red, royal logo. But can people, walking right past the front door, recognise it?
The University of Copenhagen rewrites its history: Was founded by a woman
When you walk into the Ceremonial Hall at the University of Copenhagen there is a lie on the wall. And even though the university has known the truth since the year 1900, it has not – before the interview for this article – corrected the story on its website in 2019.
After brain drain and collapse of merger: Natural History Museum now, yet again, an independent department
Just before Christmas you could find a brief story at the bottom of a newsletter about the Natural History Museum of Denmark. The news item was a small, low key conclusion to a huge conflict at the University of Copenhagen.
Dutch professor: Danes often burst into song – and they have a relatively high intake of alcohol
It took some time for Professor Guus Kroonen to get used to the fact that he, as a teacher at the University of Copenhagen, could have a beer with his students on campus. This would be a no go in the Netherlands.