University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has four campus areas located in Denmark’s capital city. The University is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programmes for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and theology.
Students often live in student residences or share apartments in Copenhagen. They are expected to take a critical and independent approach to their studies. A tradition at the University is the ‘Friday bar’, which is a social event organised by students at each department. It gives students (and staff) an opportunity to socialise.
A capital university
The University is a central part of Copenhagen – the capital of Denmark. The city was founded in 1167 and has maintained its original charm even today with a population of 1.7 million.The safe atmosphere, the low level of pollution and the many cultural events all contribute to make Copenhagen one of the most liveable cities in the world.
An international atmosphere
Annually the University of Copenhagen welcomes more than 1,700 international students from all over the world. The international students add a cosmopolitan flavour to campus life. The University helps international students with admission, housing, student counselling etc., and offers orientation programmes including various social events.