University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Founded in the fifteenth century, the University of Copenhagen is Denmark's oldest university.

University of Copenhagen also the country's largest university with more than 40,000 students in attendance, and it offers a packed program of courses. Come and visit the attractions found on the four campuses such as the nature museums and gardens. 

Visit the campuses’, museums and gardens

The university is home to some of the city's main attractions, including the Botanical Garden, the Geological Museum, the Museum of Veterinary History, the Zoological Museum and the Life Science Gardens. At the Botanical Garden, you can find over 13,000 species of plants, many of which are native to Denmark. There are also 27 glasshouses and two cafés for when it is time for a refreshment. If you enjoy gardens and the outdoors, then make the trip to the Frederiksberg Campus Gardens too. Known as the Romantic Garden, this 64 acre landscaped park is perfect for a stroll and a picnic.

A wide range of courses

For those who would like to know a little more about history, medicine, geology and zoology, the university has museums housing such collections. The Zoological Museum is specifically interesting with more than 10 million fauna specimens covering around 10% of the fauna found in the world. The university has eight faculties, offering a wide range of undergraduate courses and postgraduate research programs. In addition, it works closely with companies across various industries, helping them to conduct research and put their findings into practice.

If you are visiting the city to study, work or to meet up with friends or family on campus, then stay at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Copenhagen. The hotel is just a ten-minute walk from the University's main campus site and has great transport links to the North, South and Frederiksberg Campuses too.


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