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While all exams are moving online until the summer holidays, the deadlines for bachelor’s degrees will be upheld. The university will, however, make it simpler for students to seek dispensation.
Medical students from the University of Copenhagen are among those recruited to the country's hospitals during the biggest health crisis in recent times. Three of them have spoken to us about their encounter with the coronavirus.
A freedom of information request for access to documents has not given him the answers he needed, says chief physician and critic of ritual circumcision Morten Frisch.
»I find it hard not to backslide into old habits from the time I had a depression. Things can quickly go downhill for me. I am a big extrovert, and the more I am alone, the worse I get.«
Many Danish students have interrupted their study abroad and have returned to Denmark. Meet two who have opted to stay. Because they're still hoping for a good experience – and because they don't know what else they should do.
She is celebrated as the best teacher at the University of Copenhagen in 2019. We took part in a lecture in literary history full of references to popular culture, fantasy and science fiction.
Research assistant Maria Damkjær loves cheap and ugly books, and the students love her teaching in British literary history. »If I can't continue at the university, I will have to work through some grief, because who am I then?« she says.
Eighty percent of students at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen say they vote for parties on the left-wing. Research suggests that students who identify with centre-right political agendas have a hard time expressing their views.
The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) is worried about dwindling numbers among German graduates, as Germany is Denmark’s biggest trade partner. According to a professor, the political decision to give humanities a lower priority has taken its toll on the field of study.
In the course of two years, students moved from being virtually invisible in the climate debate to capturing the agenda and making demands on both university management and the decision makers in the Danish parliament.