Golden League
University of Copenhagen

Denmark

Copenhagen University, Norregade 10, 1165 Copenhagen, Denmark

101 World
rank
2 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1479
Short name:
UCPH
Type:
Public
Students:
27550
Faculty:
6640
Faculty/Students Ratio:
4
:
1
Web-site:
www.ku.dk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Copenhagen
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 101 76.064
Teaching 98 77.101
Research 171 70.979
International Diversity 58 84.138
Financial Sustainability 294 64.467
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 114 83.5
Research Perfomance Rankings 59 86.830
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TEACHING
World Rank: 98
Country rank: 2
Score: 77.101
League: Diamond League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 171
Country rank: 2
Score: 70.979
League: Golden League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 58
Country rank: 2
Score: 84.138
League: Diamond League
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weight
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 294
Country rank: 3
Score: 64.467
League: Silver League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

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 purpose of the University to quote the University Statute is to conduct research and provide further education to the highest academic level. Approximately one hundred different institutes, departments, laboratories, centres, museums, etc., form the nucleus of the University, where professors, lecturers and other academic staff, as well as most of the technical and administrative personnel, carry out their daily work, and where teaching takes place. These activities take place in various environments ranging from the plant world of the Botanical Gardens, through high-technology laboratories and auditoriums, to the historic buildings and lecture rooms of Frue Plads and other locations.

Mission Statement

The University of Copenhagen`s vision is to: maintain high quality in research and education in order to consolidate and improve its position among the best universities in Europe, develop the diversity of academic fields of the University within education and research, and supporting potential and growing as well as established and most promising groups within research and education, develop the interaction and exchange of knowledge with private and public companies, but still protect the independence and quality of research, strengthen its position as a university focusing on internationalization without failing the national responsibilities. The University of Copenhagen is unique in many ways. The size of the University is ideal for strategic endeavours focusing on specific areas without draining funding from all other subject areas. Research is of high quality, and the strength of the university makes it realistic to establish internationally competitive focus areas and to expand its net of partner institutions. In addition, the academic diversity and the experiences with regional and international Copperation form a basis for the creation of new and necessary multi-disciplinary areas within research and education. The geographical position of the University as a capital university offers opportunities to attract excellent researchers and students and to work together with a wide range of private and public companies and institutions.