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University of Copenhagen
English Name: University of Copenhagen
Region: Northern Europe
Country: Denmark
Found Year: 1479
Address: University of Copenhagen, Nørregade 10, 1165 København K, Denmark
Website: http://www.ku.dk/english

The University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479 and was made up of four faculties: Theology, Law, Medicine and Philosophy. It is the largest higher education institution in Denmark as well as the oldest university in Denmark and the second oldest in Scandinavia. The university has undergone many changes over the years: it was initially an academic republic with its own laws and courts and it maintained this status until 1771, finally obtaining decentralized and democratic autonomy in the 1960’s, which enables non-professorial lecturers and students to influence the way their institutions are run.

Today, the University of Copenhagen has about 100 departments and research facilities and six faculties – Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences and Theology – which offer more than 200 programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and postgraduate degree levels. Many courses are also provided in English.

The university employs more than 5,000 academic staff, about 80 percent of whom are research staff. In 2015, the university had more than 4,500 subsidy-financed research projects.

The university consists of four main campuses. Three of them – North Campus, City Campus and South Campus – are located in Copenhagen while Frederiksberg Campus, which houses the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, is in nearby Frederiksberg.

Nine researchers associated with the University of Copenhagen have been awarded Nobel Prizes, including Niels Bohr, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 for his work on the structure of atoms. Other notable alumni include Tycho Brahe, who was the first to scientifically document supernovas, as well as the philosopher Kierkegaard.

Total Enrollment: 13509
           International Students: 1409(10%)
Undergraduate Enrollment: 7084
           International Students: 323(5%)
Graduate Enrollment: 6425
           International Students: 1086(17%)

Undergraduate Programmes
           Actuarial Mathematics
           Agricultural Economics
           Animal Science
           Anthropology
           Arabian Studies
           Art History Studies
           Assyriology
           Audiologopedics
           Biochemistry
           Biology
           Biology-Biotechnology
           Bulgarian Studies
           Chemistry
           Chinese Studies
           Classical Archaeology
           Classical Greek Studies
           Communication and IT
           Computer Science
           Czech Studies
           Danish Studies
           Dental Hygienist
           Dutch Studies
           Economics
           Egyptology
           English Studies
           Eskimology
           European Ethnology
           Film and Media Studies
           Finnish Studies
           Food and Nutrition
           Forest and Nature Management
           Forestry and Landscape Science
           French Studies
           Geography and Geoinformatics
           Geology-Geoscience
           German Studies
           Greece Studies
           Health Informatics
           Hebrew Studies
           History
           Hortonomy
           Indian Languages and Cultures
           Indo-European Studies
           Indology Studies
           Indonesian Studies
           Information Science and Cultural Communication
           Italian Language and Culture
           Japanese Studies
           Korean Studies
           Landscape Architecture
           Latin Studies
           Law
           Linguistics
           Literature Sciences
           Mathematics
           Mathematics-Economics
           Medicine
           Middle Eastern Language and Society
           Modern India and South Asian Studies
           Molecular Biomedicine
           Musical Sciences
           Nanoscience
           Natural Resources
           Near Eastern Archaeology
           Odontology
           Pedagogy
           Persian Studies
           Pharmacy
           Philosophy
           Physics
           Polish Studies
           Political Science
           Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
           Prehistoric Archaeology
           Psychology
           Public Health
           Rhetoric Studies
           Russian Studies
           Serbo Croatian Studies
           Social Science
           Sociology
           Spanish Language and Culture
           Sport
           Statistics
           Studies of Religion
           Thai Studies
           Theater and Performance Studies
           Theology
           Tibetology Studies
           Turkish Studies
Graduate programmes
           African Studies
           Agriculture
           Anthropology
           Applied Cultural Analysis
           Arabian Studies
           Assyriology
           Physics
           Audiologopedics
           Eastern Europe Studies
           Information Science and Cultural Communication
           Biology
           Bioinformatics
           Biochemistry
           Biology 
           Biology-Biotechnology
           Bulgarian Studies
           Danish Studies
           Computer Science
           English Studies 
           Eskimology
           European Ethnology
           Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Film and Media Studies
           Philosophy
           Finnish Studies
           Public Health
           Prehistoric Archaeology
           Actuarial Mathematics
           French Studies
           Food Innovation and Health
           Food Science and Technology
           Geography and Geoinformatics
           Geology-Geoscience
           Global Health
           Global Development
           Greece Studies
           Classical Greek Studies
           Nature Management
           Hebrew Studies
           History
           Human Nutrition
           Human Biology
           Human Physiology
           Humanities and Social Sciences Sport
           Animal Science
           Sport
           Immunology and Inflammation
           Indian Languages and Cultures
           Indo-European Studies
           Indology Studies
           Indonesian Studies
           Intercultural Marketing
           International Law, Economics and Management
           Islamic Studies
           IT and Cognition
           Health Informatics
           Italian Language and Culture
           Japanese Studies
           Agricultural Economics
           Law
           Chemistry
           Chinese Studies
           Classical Archaeology
           Climate Change
           Clinical Nutrition
           Cognition and Communication
           Communication and IT
           Studies of Religion
           Art History Studies
           Landscape Architecture
           Latin Studies
           Linguistics
           Literature Sciences
           Mathematics 
           Mathematics
           Mathematics-Economics
           Medicine
           Medicinal Chemistry
           Middle Eastern Language and Society
           Advanced Migration Studies
           Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
           Environmental Science
           Modern Culture
           Molecular Biomedicine
           Musical Sciences
           Nanoscience
           Agricultural Development
           Dutch Studies
           Near Eastern Archaeology
           Odontology
           Parasitology
           Persian Studies
           Polish Studies
           Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
           Process Analytical Technology
           Psychology
           Pedagogy
           History of Religions
           Sociology of Religion
           Rhetoric Studies
           Russian Studies
           Social Science
           Semitic Studies
           Serbo Croatian Studies
           Security Risk Management
           Forest and Nature Management
           Sociology
           Spanish Language and Culture
           Psychology of Language
           Statistics
           Political Science
           Health Science
           Asian Studies
           Theater and Performance Studies
           Theology
           Thai Studies
           Tibetology Studies
           Cross-Cultural studies
           Turkish Studies
           German Studies
           Visual Culture
           Egyptology
           Economics
Doctoral programmes
           Ph.d-programmer
           Actuarial Mathematics
           Administrative Law
           Agricultural Economics
           Agricultural Policy
           Agroforestry
           American Indian Languages and Cultures
           Analytical Chemistry
           Anthropology
           Applied Biology
           Applied Ecology
           Applied Microeconomics
           Archaeology
           Art History
           Asian Studies
           Astrophysics
           Basic and Clinical Research in Musculoskeletal and Oral Sciences
           Basic Metabolic Research
           Behavioral Economics
           Bioactive Foods and Health
           Biochemistry
           Biochemistry
           Biochemistry and Bioprocessing
           Biodiversity
           Bioethics
           Bioinformatics
           Biology
           Biophysics
           Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
           BioSystematics
           Biotechnology
           Cardiovascular Research
           Cell Biology
           Cellular and Genetic Medicine
           Chemistry
           Chemometrics and Analytical Technology
           Climate Change
           Clinical Cancer Research
           Clinical Nutrition
           Clinical Research
           Comparative Literature
           Computer Science
           Computer supported Science Education
           Condensed Matter Physics
           Consumer Economics
           Crop Science
           Cultural Studies
           Dance Studies
           Development Economics
           Development Studies
           Didactics of Mathematicsv
           Earth and Planetary System Science
           East- and Southeast European Studies
           Economy
           Educational Science
           Energy metabolism and appetite regulation
           English, German and Romance studies
           Entomology
           Environmental and Food Law
           Environmental and Resource Economics
           Environmental and Resource Policy
           Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
           Environmental Management
           Environmental Policy
           Environmental Science
           Environmental Sociology
           E-Science
           Eskimology and Arctic Studies
           Ethnology
           EU Law
           Evolutionary Genomics
           Exercise and Sports
           Film Studies
           Food and Agricultural Sociology
           Food Chemistry
           Food Design and Consumer Behavior
           Food Microbiology and Fermentation
           Forensic Medicine and Anthropology
           Forest and Landscape Ecology
           Forest and Landscape Genetics
           Forest Governance
           Forest Management
           Forest Science
           Forest Soil Science
           Genetics and Genomics
           Geobiology and Minerals
           GeoGenetics
           Geography
           Geology-Geoscience
           Geophysics
           Greek & Latin
           Herd and Population-oriented Research (HERD)
           History
           History of Religions Studies
           Horticultural Science
           Human and Social Sciences
           Human and Social Sciences
           Hydrology
           Immunology and Infectious Diseases
           In Vivo Pharmacology and Experimental Animals
           Information Studies
           Ingredient and Dairy Technology
           Insurance and Economics
           Integrative Physiology
           International Economics
           Landscape Architecture and Planning
           Law
           Life and the Environment
           Linguistics
           Management and Organization
           Management Science
           Mathematics
           Mathematics-economics
           Media and Communication
           Medical and Molecular Imaging
           Medicine, Culture and Society
           Microbiology
           Middle East Studies
           Minority Studies
           Modern Culture
           Modern India and Southasian Studies
           Molecular Bacteriology and Infection
           Molecular Biology
           Molecular Biomedicine
           Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
           Molecular Physiology
           Musicology
           Nanophysics
           Neural Control of Movement
           Neuroscience
           Nutrition
           Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
           Nutritional Metabolomixs
           Obesity Research
           Paediatric and International Nutrition
           Parasitology
           Particle Physics
           Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Philosophy
           Philosophy of Mathematics
           Phycology
           Physics
           Plant Biology
           Plant Breeding
           Plant Nutrition
           Plant Pathology
           Plant Systematics and Evolution
           Political Ecology
           Political Science
           Prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases
           Process Analytical Technology
           Psychiatry
           Psychology
           Public Health and Epidemiology
           Quantum Physics
           Rhetorics
           Science Education
           Science Education in Out-of-School Settings
           Science Studies, Philosophy of Science
           Sensory Science
           Social Sciences
           Sociology of Science Education
           Soil Fertility and Quality
           Soil Science
           Statistics
           Synthetic Biology
           Theatre and Performance Studies
           Theology
           University Science Education
           Veterinary and Animal Sciences
           Wood Science
           Zoology

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields
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