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The luxurious G.A. Hagemanns Kollegium, which boasts its own private chef, a grand piano and two of J.F. Willumsen's most famous paintings, has something to offer for both geeks and partygoers.
A bad backache one Christmas Eve on a Swedish farm had Marie Bruvik Heinskou changing tack. Because even though she was awarded a coveted permanent position as associate professor in sociology, the price for working as a researcher was just too high.
Nina Grønlykke Mollerup does research and fieldwork on dictatorships, and so she has to be careful about what she writes and comments on. But as an employee on a temporary contract it is particularly difficult to talk to the university about safety.
Timing, serendipity, and networking. This was how Jakob Johan Demant — Head of Studies at the Department of Sociology at the University of Copenhagen — landed his permanent position in research. You need to know when to apply for jobs outside your network, he says. As you will not be rewarded for loyalty.
One third of all enquiries to the University of Copenhagen's student ambassador come from students with disabilities.
I want my daily life back, not a bunch of other stuff, says student politician Esben Bjørn Salmonsen. The Danish government and parliament are ignoring the loss of learning and well-being from the corona lockdowns. The University Post met up with Esben — at a bar.
It's tough to complete a PhD without a disability. But what’s life like as a young researcher if you are dyslexic, have an intestinal disease, or use a wheelchair?
The rector remains the highest-paid employee at the University of Copenhagen. See a list of the University of Copenhagen’s ten best paid researchers and what top management earned in 2020.
Salaries ranged between DKK 158,479 (EUR 21,312) and DKK 17,205 (EUR 2,314) a month at the University of Copenhagen at the end of 2020. Here is the full list of job functions and their aggregated pay.
University lecturers were hard hit by the switch to online teaching in 2020. International survey points to higher workloads for teaching staff, and a perception that online teaching is not sustainable.