University of Copenhagen
The University of Copenhagen (Københavns Universitet), or KU, is Denmark’s largest and oldest research institution and university. The oldest campus is located in central Copenhagen, with other campuses in the general area. KU was founded in 1479. In 1801, the British navy under Admiral Nelson attacked Copenhagen and destroyed many of the university’s buildings. Rebuilding began in 1836 and continued until the turn of the century.
Programs are offered in science, health and medical sciences, social sciences, theology, law, central administration and the humanities. Most courses are offered in Danish, with several in English and a few in German.
Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Copenhagen is positioned as the #82 top university in the world, which makes it the #1 top university in Denmark. The university's global rank decreased by 3 points from last year.
|University Name||University of Copenhagen|
|Name in Local Language||Københavns Universitet|
|Motto||Coelestem adspicit lucem|
|Motto in English||It looks at the celestial light|
|Address||Nørregade 10, Postboks 2177, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark|
|Phone||+45 3532 2626|
|Fax||+45 3532 2628|
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Programs and Courses
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Find information below on admission to University of Copenhagen.
|International Students Allowed||Yes|
|Student Body||Men and Women|
|Undergraduate Admission Info||Click here|
|Graduate Admission Info||Click here|
Scholarship and Financial Aids
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