University of Copenhagen Rankings

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In the World#122 of 14178
In Europe#26 of 2794
In Denmark#2 of 27
In Copenhagen#1 of 9
In Geography#23 of 6,457

Quick Review

Enrollment
37,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
ku.dk
Languages
Danish;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
152,157
Citations
6,192,220

University of Copenhagen majors

by publication count

Medicine
42,227
Biology
30,089
Chemistry
17,774
Physics
9,071
Psychology
5,806
Computer science
5,368
Mathematics
4,525
Geology
3,485
Materials science
3,303
Political science
3,139
Sociology
3,009
Environmental science
2,785
Geography
2,692
Economics
2,447
Business
1,689
Engineering
1,133
Philosophy
1,070
Art
897
History
894

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography3083,901
Geology36175,253
Biology471,710,795
Medicine481,659,294
Physics52572,265
Chemistry56617,135
Environmental science60131,056
Economics87111,501
Political science8729,834
Mathematics106153,978
History1163,513
Art1232,307
Sociology12654,762
Philosophy1283,512
Computer science152173,518
Psychology224167,198
Business24830,919
Engineering27037,450
Materials science33985,215

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990119520300
1991120521608
1992128924366
1993143324887
1994135027020
1995147531683
1996148633774
1997159438247
1998165842412
1999160448232
2000164252747
2001180459310
2002186368520
2003206077861
2004219988425
2005228697378
20062674115129
20073395128044
20084439147739
20096334173899
20105279196902
20115700235999
20126739288237
20137596337257
20148132377977
20159010419935
20169362436502
20179505460792
20189136443093
20199716517178
20209703570889

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary 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
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-July)
Enrollment37,500
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio8:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$13,750$500

Programs and Degrees

Bachelorgrad (Bachelor's degree)Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Law, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology, Veterinary Science
Kandidatgrad (Master's degree)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

General info

Alternative namesKU
Københavns Universitet
Founded1479
WikipediaUniversity of Copenhagen
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education and Science
MottoCoelestem adspicit lucem
It looks at the celestial light
Academic structureFaculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Theology
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
League of European Universities (LERU)

Location and Contacts

AddressNørregade 10, Postboks 2177
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, 1165
Denmark
City population602,000
Phone+45 3532 2626
Fax+45 3532 2628

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