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Københavns Universitet

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Overview

Established in 1479, the Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Copenhagen (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Capital Region of Denmark. This institution also has a branch campus in Tåstrup and Fredensborg. Officially recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Denmark), Københavns Universitet (KU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Danish higher education institution. Københavns Universitet (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 545-year-old Danish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Københavns Universitet's Control Typepublic

Entity

Københavns Universitet's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Københavns Universitet' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized

Selectivity

Københavns Universitet's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name
Name (English) University of Copenhagen
Acronym KU
Founded 1479
Motto Coelestem adspicit lucem
Looking at the celestial light
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University Location

Address Nørregade 10, Postboks 2177
Copenhagen
1165 Capital Region of Denmark
Denmark
Københavns Universitet's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Københavns Universitet Phone Number +45 3532 2626
Københavns Universitet Fax Number +45
Other locations Tåstrup and Fredensborg

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Københavns Universitet's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Københavns Universitet's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Københavns Universitet's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Københavns Universitet.

Københavns Universitet: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
International
students
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Københavns Universitet's admission information.

Københavns Universitet's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Københavns Universitet's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Københavns Universitet a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Københavns Universitet's acceptance rate range is not reported.


Københavns Universitet's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

KÝbenhavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen) has more than 5000 international students. The University provides the following information for international students:

  • One in eight students at the master's level are international students (with no bachelor's degree in English).
  • Resources on employment during studies and after graduation are available at "Job & Career": https://studies.ku.dk/job-and-career/

Københavns Universitet's Admission Office Admission Office

International Office, Frue Plads 4
Copenhagen 1168
3532 2626


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Københavns Universitet.

Københavns Universitet's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Københavns Universitet has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.


Københavns Universitet's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of over-5,000 academic employees (Faculty).


Københavns Universitet's Control Type Control Type

Københavns Universitet is a public higher education institution.


Københavns Universitet's Entity Type Entity Type

Københavns Universitet is a non-profit higher education institution.


Københavns Universitet's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Københavns Universitet's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Københavns Universitet does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Københavns Universitet's main facilities:


Københavns Universitet's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Københavns Universitet's Library


Københavns Universitet's Housing University Housing

Not reported


Københavns Universitet's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.


Københavns Universitet's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.


University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Københavns Universitet's main services:


Københavns Universitet's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

KÝbenhavns Universitet provides financial aid options, including the Danish Government Scholarships sponsored by the Danish state and administered by Danish universities. Every year, KU selects 50 students based on merit to receive these scholarships. Due to the limited number of scholarships available, obtaining one can be challenging.

Københavns Universitet's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Københavns Universitet's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


Københavns Universitet's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Københavns Universitet's Career Services Career Services

Not reported


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Københavns Universitet's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Københavns Universitet is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1479


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of Københavns Universitet's official programmatic or specialized accreditations. If you are an official representative of this university you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).



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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Københavns Universitet's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • League of European Universities (LERU)
  • 4EU+

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Københavns Universitet 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Københavns Universitet's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

Københavns Universitet's Facebook page Københavns Universitet's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Københavns Universitet's X (formerly Twitter) page Københavns Universitet's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Københavns Universitet's YouTube channel Københavns Universitet's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Københavns Universitet's Instagram page Københavns Universitet's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Københavns Universitet's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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