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Campus

The big University of Copenhagen campus guide

The University of Copenhagen has four campuses. Our guide has everything you need to know to feel (and look) like you belong on them. We give you the inside line on fredagsbar, where the hide-outs are, the best places to see bunnies (for real) and a whole lot more.

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Education

SU for international students - how to apply

As a full degree EU student in Denmark you can get SU, the famed Danish study grant. But the rules are complicated, and you need to have a paying part-time job before you can apply

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Science

Say cheese: Her kommer osterobotten

Store mængder af data fra et helt produktionsforløb på en ostefabrik kan forudsige, hvordan en færdig ost vil smage. Lektor i fødevarevidenskab har udviklet en osterobot.

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Culture

Gilgamesh: The 4,000 year-old giant who speaks to our times

The fascinating tale of the Babylonian king Gilgamesh has been retold in a new translation by Assyriologist Sophus Helle. Dating from ancient times, the story of the restless hero/anti-hero remains relevant, but making it accessible to readers in 2019 required the talents of a modern poet

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Politics

Leading academics share their flying habits: »Basically, I hate flying«

Some of the University of Copenhagen’s most cited scholars reckon that placing a limit on how much faculty may fly will affect their research

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Politics

Danish politicians’ election promises on education and research

Prominent Danish politicians have dived headlong into education policy in recent days, and with a major election debate at the University of Copenhagen. Everyone turned up armed to the hilt with election promises. But while the promises were all about stopping the haemorrhage in funding, there was not much new thought.

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Education

Terminated for giving all his students a top grade

Fired professor says that students needed to focus on thinking and learning rather than getting top grades. Aalborg University management did not agree.

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Science

100 years of Persian Studies at the University of Copenhagen

Not all the language-based small study programmes can boast a 100 year history. But Persian can. It’s longevity is partly due to the change in the subject's focus from the pre-Islamic period to the last 40 years of Iranian history.

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International

Weekly Intel: Election special / European science in graphs

On the eve of the European parliamentary elections on Sunday, this rounds it up for academics in Copenhagen

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Education

More students certified for their knowledge about gender

A gender research group at the University of Copenhagen certifies students across different faculties on their knowledge of gender and the body. According to the group, students, instructors and employers such as Novo Nordisk and the Danish Institute for Human Rights are interested in the scheme.

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