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If necessary, EU Commissioner Vestager got up at 4 in the morning... and studied

Saturday 6th October 2018, Margrethe Vestager became an honorary alumna at the University of Copenhagen. Here she talks about her life as a student of economics. About studying when others went out on the town. About changing her study programme from the inside. And about what she took along with her when she graduated.

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Politics

UCPH hopes to attract foreign staff after govt. proposal

The Danish government wants to make it easier to bring in international manpower to Denmark. UCPH welcomes the proposal. New rules are to cut red tape and make it easier to attract top researchers to universities.

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Education

Student entrepreneur is breeding organic flowers

Karoline Schnorr has her own business, cultivating organic flowers, alongside her studies in natural resources at UCPH.

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Campus

"Trying to fall asleep, I lay thinking about my studies for several hours.”

It started with insomnia and exam stress. Then came heart palpitations, chronic fatigue and irritation. After a tough semester Emil is now on sick leave with a depression. And he is, by far, not the only one.

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Campus

7 things you have to see at UCPH on Culture Night

Dead animals, explosions, lectures and hidden corners of UCPH that are normally locked up. Let us be your guide to the Culture Night on 12th October.

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Science

Drinking stories from the Botanical Gardens

Craft breweries have had a breakthrough in terms of draught beer’s traditional hops and malted barley - or so we thought. Until we visited the Nordic Beer Garden in the botanical gardens. Here there is an enormous diversity of plants that have been used for brewing beer in the Nordic countries through the ages. Especially the Vikings were innovative.

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Campus

The good life out on South Campus

In January 2017, theologians, lawyers and information studies moved to South Campus. Before the move, people voiced their protests and concerns. We went out there to give it a once over.

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Science

Economists can be scared too

Economists can and should work for the common good. This is according to Nobel Prize winner Jean Tirole, who will visit UCPH in October to discuss the climate crisis. Professor Peter Birch Sørensen is looking forward to it.

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Education

UCPH drops seven places to 116 on Times Higher Education ranking

The University of Copenhagen has dropped from number 109 to 116 on the Times Higher Education list of the world's best universities. UCPH is still Denmark's best university.

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Politics

The Bohr scandal: Spanish company accuses Danish property agency of 'smear campaign'

Spanish company Inabensa writes in a press release that the Danish government agency has launched a media smear campaign against the company to cover up the agency's own errors in connection with the scandal-hit Niels Bohr building at the University of Copenhagen.

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