A world-class research university

Driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking since 1479, researchers and students at the University of Copenhagen have expanded horizons and contributed to moving the world forward. With its 5,000 researchers and 39,000 students, the University boasts an international research and study environment and is highly ranked on the leading ranking lists of the world's best universities.

The University offers researchers and students the opportunity to develop their talent and launches ambitious interdisciplinary initiatives to support its strong academic communities. Through research-based teaching – and involving them in research – students are equipped to address society's challenges and needs.

The University of Copenhagen is working towards becoming one of the world’s greenest campus areas, leaving as little environmental and climate footprint as possible. The University facilitates cross-organization collaboration, liaises with the business community and helps students find relevant programs and projects in the field of sustainability.

The University also focuses on gender equality and sees diversity as a strength.

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In brief

The University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479 by the Danish king Christian 1, and today has approx. 39,000 students and 9,000 employees – of whom some 5,000 are researchers – and revenues of DKK 8.6 billion.

Nine Nobel Prizes have been awarded to researchers at the University.

Alliances

The University of Copenhagen is a member of two international alliances of high-ranking universities:

  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)

and

  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)

Alumni

The University wishes to support lifelong relations with its alumni. If you have graduated from the University of Copenhagen, you are more than welcome to join the alumni network. Membership is free of charge.

Programs taught in:
English

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Master

University of Copenhagen

The Master of Headache Disorders is a continuing professional development program for healthcare professionals. This medical master’s program consists of modules covering ... [+]

The Master of Headache Disorders is a continuing professional development program for healthcare professionals.

E-learning prior to on-campus lectures

The program requires a minimum of 6 individual visits to Copenhagen, Denmark over a two-year period:

Modules 1 to 4 are organized with an e-learning self-study period followed by one week of face-to-face sessions at the University of Copenhagen. Module 5 is a three-week clinical course at the Danish Headache Centre. Module 6 is the final module. This module is comprised of a master’s thesis, which is completed with an oral examination in Denmark.

This medical master’s program consists of modules covering headache epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiological mechanisms, investigation and management, headache treatment organization, and research.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
October 2020
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
University of Copenhagen

The overall purpose of the MIND program is to provide the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, pre- and clinical research organizations, medical device industry and rel ... [+]

Drug development is a long, complex process requiring the interaction of numerous specialist fields. Growing competition in the industry has increased the need to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process and smooth the transition of candidate drugs to market. Skillful coordination of all the disciplines involved, from early target identification and validation through safety and efficacy testing to market launch, can streamline the approach to the production of new medicines.

The overall purpose of the MIND program is to provide the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, pre- and clinical research organizations, medical device industry and related enterprises with academic personnel who are qualified to respond to these challenges.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
University of Copenhagen

The Master's program offers an opportunity to get a thorough insight into the regulatory process at all the stages during drug development, as well as highlight the diffe ... [+]

Innovate and strengthen the regulatory process with a Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a new Masters' program at the University of Copenhagen.

Experts within regulatory affairs are essential for companies facing an increasingly complex approval process for bringing new products to market. The Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs, therefore, educates regulatory experts who can help secure their company a safe, coherent and successful regulatory process.

The Master's program offers an opportunity to get a thorough insight into the regulatory process at all the stages during drug development, as well as highlight the differences in regulatory demands that are present between countries. When graduated you will be able to:... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus