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Ten per cent of master’s study programmes will be shortened. The number of admitted bachelor students is to be cut by eight per cent. Up to twenty per cent of all admissions need to be on a business master's degree. A temporary increase in the government’s funding to the humanities and social sciences degree programmes is to be permanent.
The 2003 Danish University Act strengthened universities' ties to society. But according to a thorough investigation, the legislation adversely affected the freedom of research, and it damaged the management and running of the universities.
Negotiations are heating up over a reform to Danish master's degrees. But the government and the universities are still far apart. And universities have to make a choice between a rock and hard place if they want to make concessions to the government's ambitions, according to the UCPH prorector.
Denmark is ranked high in an international study of academic freedom. But two researchers are sceptical about the criteria that the study is based on. And they recommend that academic freedom is enshrined in the Danish constitution.
The chairman of Conservative Students discovered Friday morning 12 May that their offices had been vandalized. A politically motivated attack, according to the student organisation. Management has come out in support of them.
How has a 20-year storm of Danish university reform affected the University of Copenhagen? The rectors of the period, Linda Nielsen, Ralf Hemmingsen and Henrik C. Wegener, give us the inside story.
The new 1-year master’s degree programme is one of the most comprehensive Danish university reforms in recent times. But how did this proposal actually get off the ground? Here is an overview.
The University of Copenhagen has halted the admission of Chinese PhD students after media revelations of Chinese regime loyalty contracts. Xin Qian — a PhD student with a loyalty contract — is upset about the decision.
The Niels Bohr Building ordeal is finally slated to end in March. This is according to the Danish Road Directorate, which says that it will hand over the operation of the building to the University of Copenhagen at the end of next month.
The Danish Universities Act — a piece of legislation that set the direction for Denmark’s universities — has been loved and hated. Does the man who crafted it 20 years ago really still regret nothing?