University of Copenhagen

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University of Copenhagen
Type Public
Established 1479 (1479)
Rector Ralf Hemmingsen
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Campus Urban

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) (Danish: Københavns Universitet) is the oldest university and research institution in Copenhagen, Denmark. The university has four campuses located in and around Copenhagen. Most courses are taught in Danish; however, many courses are also offered in English and a few in German. The university enrolled more than 40,000 students (2015)[1], and it ranked 49 among global universities, with rankings among the top 25 universities for their programs in pharmacology and toxicology, plant and animal science, agriculture, biology, and molecular biology and genetics according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
~30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "The programme is offered in English."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Facts and Figures 2015". University of Copenhagen. 
  2. "University of Copenhagen". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 29 November 2016.