Roskilde Universitet

country rank  7
world rank  1541

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University Overview

Established in 1972, Roskilde Universitet (Roskilde University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Roskilde (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Zealand. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Roskilde Universitet (RUC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Roskilde Universitet (RUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Roskilde University
Acronym RUC
Founded 1972
Motto In tranquillo mors; in fluctu vita
In silence, death; in movement, life

University Location

Address Universitetsvej 1, Postboks 260
Roskilde (population range: 10,000-49,999)
4000 Zealand
T +45 4674 2000
F +45 4674 3000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universitetsvej 1, PO Box 260
Roskilde 4000
+45 4674 3103

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Roskilde Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019