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How to write an application for a cool residence hall in Copenhagen

Be fun, drop the clichés, and just apply! Here are the University Post's six tips on how to get a place in one of Copenhagen's elite residence halls.

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International

University of Copenhagen slips to 96th on Times ranking

A boost to citation scores from Covid-19 focussed research is moving medical universities up the global rankings. The University of Copenhagen clings to its top 100 placing.

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Science

Chatty PhD students discuss vaccines, gender and antibiotics on new podcast

Media often dumb down on scientific subjects. But they don’t need to: people are, actually, quite smart, say two microbiologist PhDs from the University of Copenhagen. They have started a podcast.

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Campus

Full text of speech by Rector at 2021 UCPH matriculation

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People

Copenhagen professor gets highest academic distinction in mathematical physics

Jan Philip Solovej has been awarded the prestigious Henri Poincaré award, putting him on a list of pioneers in his field.

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Coronavirus

Jens Lundgren: More extreme statements and strange theories now

Many people have found what he said useful during difficult times, according to a top professor and now government adviser. Discouraging, though, has been the encounter with »the dark side of Denmark«. And then there was the mink issue ...

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Campus

Welcome to the University of Copenhagen! Five important dates to remember

Here are five important dates to remember to ensure that your new life as a university student is off to a good start.

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Campus

New innovation centre to help student and scientist start-ups

Hot desks and office space now available for those who want to be their own boss. Long upward trend in student and scientist entrepreneurs coming out of the University of Copenhagen

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Politics

Jesper Petersen is the new Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science

The former political spokesman for the Social Democratic Party replaces Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, who is to be Minister of Culture.

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Education

Lecturer of the year at the Faculty of Science gives his students limericks and butterflies

In only a few years, Troels C. Petersen's course in statistics at the Niels Bohr Institute has become the most popular on North Campus. His dedication and teaching-style attracts students from throughout the university, and he has now been elected Lecturer of the Year at the Faculty of Science.

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