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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


University of Copenhagen's Control Typepublic


University of Copenhagen's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Copenhagen' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


University of Copenhagen's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name University of Copenhagen
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Campus Location

Address Nørregade 10, Postboks 2177
1165 Capital Region of Denmark
University of Copenhagen Phone Number +45 3532 2626
University of Copenhagen Fax Number +45
Other locations Tåstrup and Fredensborg

University of Copenhagen's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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 University of Copenhagen'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 University of Copenhagen's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

here. In case they are not available yet, you can search for them using our powered by Google. We continually update our database with university programs and courses worldwide, thanks to the assistance of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Copenhagen'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 University of Copenhagen.

University of Copenhagen: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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

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Admission Info


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 Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Copenhagen's admission information.

University of Copenhagen's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Copenhagen's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Copenhagen a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Copenhagen's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of Copenhagen'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":

University of Copenhagen's Admission Office Admission Office

International Office, Frue Plads 4
Copenhagen 1168
3532 2626

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Copenhagen.

University of Copenhagen's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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

University of Copenhagen's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

University of Copenhagen's Control Type Control Type

University of Copenhagen is a public higher education institution.

University of Copenhagen's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Copenhagen is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Copenhagen's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Copenhagen's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Copenhagen does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our two guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Copenhagen's main facilities:

University of Copenhagen's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Copenhagen's Library

University of Copenhagen's Housing University Housing

Not reported

University of Copenhagen's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University of Copenhagen'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 University of Copenhagen's main services:

University of Copenhagen'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.

University of Copenhagen's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

University of Copenhagen's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Copenhagen's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Copenhagen's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

University of Copenhagen's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University of Copenhagen is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of University of Copenhagen'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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Affiliations and Memberships


University affiliations and memberships with external organizations can hold significance for various reasons... explore our article on university affiliations and memberships for further insights.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Copenhagen'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 Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study 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 Divisions

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


Social Media


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 University of Copenhagen's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Copenhagen's Facebook page University of Copenhagen's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

University of Copenhagen's Twitter page University of Copenhagen's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Copenhagen's YouTube channel University of Copenhagen's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Copenhagen's Instagram page University of Copenhagen's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Copenhagen's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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