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60-year old Latin professor was to be sacked. After protests - his research saved

Associate professor in Latin Christian Troelsgård would have lost his life’s work and calling if the University of Copenhagen had maintained his dismissal after almost 27 years of employment. After an unusual about-face on the part of the university, he will continue half time. This is after massive support from researchers and students. Troelsgård himself is still critical of how the process played out.

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Education

Independent postdoc fellowships disappearing in Denmark

The Carlsberg Foundation will no longer dispense funding to new PhDs who want to stay in Denmark. This makes it more difficult to pursue your own ideas as a postdoc in Denmark. It will affect young researchers with families, critics say.

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Campus

New climate demands: Students want to close down research centre

Student organisations are collecting signatures for new climate demands aimed at the University of Copenhagen. They include the closure of a research centre in oil and gas. University management rejects the demand with reference to the freedom of research.

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Campus

Anne doesn't know who has been stalking and harassing her: »I feel like I have been blindfolded«

For several months, a man called Anne up and shared his sexual fantasies about what he and Anne's male colleagues at the University of Copenhagen would do to her. And it did not stop there.

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Education

The University of Copenhagen is to get an LGBT+ policy, the question is which

Over 700 people represent the University of Copenhagen at this year's Pride Parade, but the university does not yet have an LGBT+ policy. Something should be done about it, said Prorector Bente Stallknecht at a debate meeting with students and staff.

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Education

She is a certified nature-based therapist

Winnie Lund has graduated from a new master's programme at the University of Copenhagen which uses nature to help groups of patients with dementia, stress, PTSD, concussions – or adolescents who are mentally vulnerable.

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Education

How to read a book

It's easy to feel discouraged when faced with dense scientific tomes loaded with complicated information that few people understand. We asked two professors and authors for study tips. Here are 10.

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Education

University of Copenhagen admits 450 more students than last year

All faculties have received more applications than last year, but there are still more available spots left in individual programmes than was the case last year. Psychology remains the degree programme with the highest grade point average.

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Education

Top 10: Here are the highest required grade point averages at the University of Copenhagen

Psychology exceeds its own grade point average from last year and tops the list. Insurance Mathematics takes a second place, while Medicine is down from last year – this may, however, be due to an increase in admittance.

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Education

Acceptance, rejection, standby: What to do when you receive a reply on your application

On July 26, thousands of hopeful young people will receive an answer to their university application. We spoke with the Head of Studievalg Danmark in Southern Jutland – a centre that offers special study guidance – about how to deal with all possible application scenarios. His number one piece of advice? »Don’t panic.«

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