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Experts: Elite administration is about power, and the fear of failure

The administrative elite has grown. Both at the University of Copenhagen, and among its competitors. Three experts doubt that this has led to a better university

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Education

University of Copenhagen preparing for hard Brexit

A hard, no-deal, Brexit threatens the University of Copenhagen's 41 exchange agreements in the United Kingdom.

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Education

This is what three law students got out of studying humanities students

At the Faculty of Law, students are sent on anthropological fieldwork among 'noble savages' to see the world through new eyes. We followed them.

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Education

New Humanities layoffs confirmed at the University of Copenhagen

The Faculty of Humanities is to go through a new round of staff layoffs in April. DKK 31 million is to be cut - just on payroll.

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Education

Applicants to University of Copenhagen to be screened with cognitive tests

Starting 2020, all applicants under the quota 2 scheme will have to pass a cognitive admissions test at the University of Copenhagen. Applicants are subsequently assessed based on an oral or written interview.

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Education

Mounting criticism of economics programmes - now discussed with minister

The movement Rethinking Economics believes that the Danish study programmes in economics are too one-sided. Now the debate has gone all the way up to the Danish parliament at Christiansborg, where Minister for Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers has been summoned to consultations on the issue.

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Education

The last Erasmus Brits In Copenhagen? British students reflect on Brexit

Uncertainty surrounds the Erasmus programme as stalling Brexit talks continue and many prospective British applicants are increasingly nervous of the outcome. Here, four British students currently studying in Copenhagen share their hopes and fears for the future of Erasmus.

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Education

Humanities to merge - students and staff want answers

Two departments are to merge at the Faculty of Humanities. There will be cuts to payroll. Students and staff say they are worried.

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Education

»The concept of gender at the biology department is old-fashioned«

Biology student says she has been misunderstood in new case of 'victimhood culture' at the University of Copenhagen. We spoke to the student who was mentioned in all the Danish media, but who no one bothered to talk to.

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Education

Proposal for new Danish grades - UCPH against it

It would be heavy on resources and awkward to introduce a new grade scale in Denmark, says University of Copenhagen prorector Bente Stallknecht. An evaluation shows that the Danish 7-point scale is internationally compatible, but that it requires added explanations.

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