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University of Copenhagen expects to spend DKK 40 million on PhDs delayed by corona crisis

»No-one will be rejected with reference to there being no finance available at UCPH,« says deputy director. A strong statement according to the chairman of associate professors and professors at the Faculty of Health.

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Coronavirus

Students met each other for the first time when the university reopened

Life is slowly returning to the University of Copenhagen and a number of first-year students can now see each other in real life this week — for some it will be the first time.

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Education

Professor at University of Copenhagen: »Students were given a corona bonus«

The teaching quality of online classes is lower than in-person teaching, according to several studies. But this is not reflected in students' grades. Not surprising, says associate professor Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen.

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Culture

Language debate: Students want disclaimer on Arabic language text compendia

Some students criticise the teaching materials on their Arabic language course. They are outdated and should portray a wider range of lifestyles in the Middle East, they say, and suggest adding a disclaimer to the textbooks, to remind the reader that they were written in a different era.

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Education

MOOCs are great branding for universities. But what are they exactly?

The University of Copenhagen has offered online courses since 2013. The demand for them has skyrocketed during the corona locked down 2020. Now the people behind the online courses want to extend them to the normal curricula.

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Coronavirus

Universities sidelined, yet again, in Danish reopening

While Denmark is reopening slowly, students at the country's higher education institutions still do not know when campuses will open again. »They have almost been forgotten in the public debate,« says interest group Universities Denmark. Virologist does not expect Danish universities back to normal until after the summer holidays.

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Education

Danes ‘inherit’ their level of education just like in the US

Young people in Denmark get a life that resembles their parents. According to a new study, there is low social mobility in education in spite of generous student grants and a welfare state. What can be done?

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Education

»I have often wondered if you can coach Donald Trump«

A group of students has just completed a course in coaching at the University of Copenhagen. We asked them what they learned.

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Education

New master's degree programme to study Islam »without safe spaces and trigger warnings«

A University of Copenhagen (UCPH) master's degree programme that was cut from the Faculty of Humanities has now been resurrected at the Faculty of Theology.

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Education

Take better notes: Five tips and tricks for university students

Personally, I take copious amounts of notes. One of the reasons: just taking them is beneficial

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