University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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With over 37,000 students and more than 7,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark. The University consists of 6 faculties and around 100 departments and research centres.

The University of Copenhagen is the largest educational institution in Denmark. Together, the six faculties offer over 200 programmes for study in health and medical sciences, humanities, law, science, social sciences, and theology.

Number of Undergraduate students is 21,872 and Graduate students is 15,997. 

University of Copenhagen's placement on rankings:

- QS World University Rankings: 51th in the World, 13 in Europe

- The World University Rankings: 130 in the World, 50 in Europe

- Academic Ranking of World Universities Shanghai: 44th in the World, 10 in Europe

Above statistics and rankings are on 2012. 

Student Accommodation Service:

Visit accommodation website for available housing options and book online. 


Student Health Service:

With the Danish Health Insurance you can see a doctor without charge. When you receive your Health Insurance Card, a General Practitioner will be assigned to you. His/her contact details are printed on your Health Insurance Card if you need to make an appointment. Remember to bring your Danish Health Insurance Card when you go to see the doctor. If you have a medical history, it is always a good idea to bring with you the accurate and complete physical and mental health information to secure a safe and healthy study abroad experience.

For available health services, visit website

The University is a central part of Copenhagen – the capital of Denmark. The University has four campus areas in the city: North Campus (Nørre Campus), City Campus, South Campus (Søndre Campus) and Frederiksberg Campus.

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