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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.
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.
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.
Sharp minds at the University of Copenhagen spotted an error in the data for the latest ranking - and had the university drop nine places
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.
The University of Copenhagen’s guidelines for handling offensive behaviour have been the subject of great debate recently. A new study of the psychological work environment concludes that more than 300 employees have been victims of bullying and harassment in the past year.
There are many types of accommodation in Copenhagen. Private rooms, dormitories for students, shared housing, and there is even the option of buying your own place. Here is an overview with links to the most important sites and facebook groups. (Updated 2019)
The chairman of the UCPH board will be replaced at the end of the year. Potential candidates can apply now
The University Post asked Danish and international students to give their tips for unforgettable Copenhagen experiences. Check out this bucket list of their best recommendations.
The University of Copenhagen has four campuses. Our guide has everything you need to know to feel (and look) like you belong on them. We give you the inside line on fredagsbar, where the hide-outs are, the best places to see bunnies (for real) and a whole lot more.