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University of Copenhagen spent DKK 57.6 million on consultants

Two experts wonder whether the University of Copenhagen has shown sufficient diligence when almost DKK 60 million has been spent on consultants prior to the administration reform. University director defends the big numbers.

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Working environment

Board approves disputed reform of University of Copenhagen administration

280 full-time equivalent staff will be cut from the administration. Chair of the Board stresses that the cuts must be included in any future political demands for savings.

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Working environment

Administration reform: How will it affect the workplace?

We asked organizational psychologist Malene Friis Andersen what the major changes at the University of Copenhagen mean in terms of employee well-being.

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Working environment

Data slip-up: IT manager blames it on »ageing IT systems«

IT head at the University of Copenhagen says that it was ageing systems that led to a select group of employees having improper access to sensitive personal information from 310,000 students and employees over a longer period of time.

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Staff reps say they have been sidelined by UCPH management

A meeting in the staff-management co-ordinating body HSU has not done anything to allay concerns about the upcoming administration reform among staff representatives. Staff at the University of Copenhagen feel ignored and patronized, and want more answers from management.

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Director after staff criticism: »We do not always agree, but it is a constructive dialogue«

Management will present further details prior to the Board meeting on the reform of the University of Copenhagen administration. But staff representatives want a plan for the allocation of tasks: This will not be ready until after the Board has approved the overall reform.

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Is the reform a foregone conclusion — or do employees have a say in the decision-making?

The first draft for the future administration at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is in consultation. We asked Director Søren Munk Skydsgaard where exactly the employees' influence can be seen in the proposal.

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Director of Natural History Museum quits

He cleared his office over the weekend. Monday he announced his resignation. Peter C. Kjærgaard has resigned after massive criticism of his management style.

Campus

Overview: This is how the administration reform will hit staff

The future is now in the balance for technical and administrative staff with the upcoming reform to University of Copenhagen (UCPH) administration. A total of DKK 300 million is to be cut from the budget. 380 full-time equivalent staff positions are to be abolished. Many employees are to be placed in new units.

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Working environment

University of Copenhagen to sack first batch of 190 staff in November

Administration reform will mean a goodbye to 380 technical and administrative staff. The first half will be laid off in the fall of 2024. The remaining 190 staff, in terms of full-time staff equivalents, will be laid off towards the end of 2027.

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