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8 things you should know about your Danish co-workers

At University of Copenhagen more than a third of all researchers and faculty members come from abroad. University Post spoke to a handful of them to find out what they see as their Danish co-workers’ defining features.

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Studieliv

The ultimate guide to living on a student budget

Start brewing your own coffee, quit buying kebabs on your way home from a night out, and get creative with your gifts for friends and family. Here is the ultimate guide to living on a student budget.

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Education

By the numbers: Here are this year’s least and most popular programmes

Medicine is once again at the top of the list, Odontology and Political Science are steadily climbing, and the trend of more women than men applying continues.

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Culture

Genie in a bottle – a history of the University of Copenhagen Friday bar

Ever since the University of Copenhagen was founded, higher learning and heavy drinking have gone hand in hand. Take a trip down memory lane to a time when drunken, knife-wielding students wreaked havoc in the streets of Copenhagen and find out how today’s Friday bar crowd compares to the rowdy revelers of yore.

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Campus

Meet the tutors preparing to welcome new students

We met up with six tutors from across the university’s faculties for a chat about how tutors prepare for the incoming class of students.

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Education

University of Copenhagen sees an uptick in applicants across the board except in the humanities

This year University of Copenhagen has seen a five percent increase in applicants compared to last year. In fact, all faculties have seen an increase – except for the Faculty of Humanities. And the continued decline has the Associate Dean worried: »It is a problem for Denmark.«

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Campus

Outside perspective: »I like that Danes invest themselves socially at their workplaces«

Professor of sociology Claire Maxwell and her family moved from England to Denmark. The workplace culture at the University of Copenhagen is very different from anything she is used to. Among other things, the sanctity of the Danish lunchbreak came as a surprise her.

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Campus

University of Copenhagen pointed out ranking errors — and dropped nine places

Sharp minds at the University of Copenhagen spotted an error in the data for the latest ranking - and had the university drop nine places

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Education

We asked a youth researcher to predict which degree programs will be most popular

We sat down with Centre Director at the Danish Centre for Youth Research, Noemi Katznelson, and asked her to predict which degree programs young Danes will apply to in the coming years. Her crystal ball indicates that social responsibility and job security will be among the top motivating factors.

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Campus

Outside perspective: »Danes call it like they see it«

Manish Kumar Tiwari loves the flat hierarchical structure, the emphasis on a healthy lifestyle, and the informal tone in Denmark. He was born and raised in India but has taught at the University of Copenhagen for four years.

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