IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Postboks 2177
Nørregade 10



Post Code:1017


Institution Funding



Founded 1479. Acquired present status 2007 following the merger between the former Den Kgl. Veterinær- og Landbohøjskole (The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University) and the Danmarks Farmaceutiske Universitet (The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences). Financed by the State

Academic Year

September to July (September-January; February-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (studentereksamen), or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination in Danish language. Foreign exchange and guest students should be enrolled at a University in their home country or elsewhere abroad during their proposed stay at the University of Copenhagen



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Henrik C. Wegener

Job title:Rector

Senior Administrative Officer : Bente Merete Stallknecht

Job title:Pro-Rector

International Relations Officer : Anne Bruun

Job title:International Education (Acting)

top Divisions

Faculty : Health and Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, English, Germanic Languages, Information Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, Media Studies, Nordic Studies, Regional Studies, Romance Languages

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Science Education, Sports

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Economics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology

Faculty : Theology

Fields of study:African Studies, Theology

top Degrees

Bachelorgrad (Bachelor's degree)

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Law, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology, Veterinary Science

Kandidatgrad (Master's degree)

Fields of study:Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Health Sciences, History, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Theology


Bachelor programmes taught in Danish. Many Master programmes taught in English.

Updated on 07-08-2020