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15 notable UCPH figures that changed the world

You may know Kierkegaard, Ørsted and Grundtvig. But what about Halfdan Mahler, Corinna Cortes and Rasmus Rask? These 15 University of Copenhagen (UCPH) figures have made their mark on the world. Here is the bare minimum of trivial facts that you need to know about them.

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Science

Faculty of Science gets large EU grant for 74 international PhDs

Talented students from countries outside Denmark can be employed as PhD students at the University of Copenhagen with support from the EU

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Campus

Two new studies on sexual harassment of working students

Two recent studies, one from the trade union Djøf and one from DM’s Magisterbladet have estimated the extent of sexual harassment of students in jobs. The Student Council at UCPH is to investigate the problem. This should have been looked into a long time ago, says the new chairman.

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Science

Frustrated scientist: Research delayed by long delivery times for new computers

Peter Brodersen ordered a new computer via the UCPH IT department and was notified that the delivery time was 5½ weeks. Not good enough, he says: Researchers work under time pressure. But according to the deputy director of IT, it cannot be done any faster, as UCPH has opted not to keep Apple computers in stock.

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Campus

Return of the TAP prize

After a one year break, the TAP Prize is back to celebrate 'technical/administrative staff who make a special difference to the education community at UCPH'. The students can now nominate candidates for the prize, which will be awarded at the Spring Festival.

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Campus

My sanctuary

One throws punches, the other prays. A third one shakes her ass. We met six students in the places where they go to be alone.

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Education

Chin up, humanities

Believe in yourself. Get over the complex. It’s one thing to feel criticised, it’s something else entirely to internalise it. Nor is it necessary. The humanities have something going for them, and, whether the critics like it or not, their time is coming around

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Education

Three successful students: We would not have got into UCPH today

The University of Copenhagen slams the door on many applicants with its new minimum average grade requirement of 6.0. Here, three UCPH students talk about how they turned around their poor high school performance to top grades at university.

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Politics

The international interests of UCPH

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Education

You can now do a part-time computer science and law programme

Law and Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen are a part of a new pilot scheme where bachelor students with fixed employment can do their master’s in four years. At Computer Science, they hope to be able to have their first part-time students starting already this autumn.

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