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 programme for healthcare professionals such as medical students, neurologists, general practitio ... [+]

Become a headache specialist

The Master of Headache Disorders is a continuing professional development programme for healthcare professionals such as medical students, neurologists, general practitioners, pain specialists, dentists, nurses, psychologists, and physiotherapists.

The programme has been developed by the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Headache Centre. The Danish Headache Center is the first headache center in Scandinavia to offer a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with rare or severe headache disorders and cranial neuralgias.

As a student you will be taught by one of the leading Headache Research Groups in the world and has more than 30 researchers working in a translational research environment covering experimental in-vitro and in-vivo models, human genetics and epidemiology as well as human experimental headache models and development of new treatment modalities. ... [-]

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

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development proce ... [+]

Understand the entire drug development process from molecule to market access

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process and smooth the transition of candidate drugs to market.

Drug development is a long, complex process requiring the interaction of numerous specialist fields. Skilful 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.

“It is essential that employees in the pharmaceutical industry understand the whole drug development process in order to appreciate their colleagues’ perspectives and objectives, to collaborate optimally and to be capable of making the right project decisions – through MIND they acquire the necessary insights and skills”... [-]

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

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two y ... [+]

Learn how to facilitate sound and transparent regulatory decision-making

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

Experts within regulatory affairs are essential for companies facing an increasingly complex approval process for bringing new products to market. As a Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs, you can help secure your company a safe, coherent and successful regulatory process.

The scientific approach of this master’s programme enables you to argue for clinical relevance and scientific legitimacy to ensure a strong, reliable and quality-based storyline.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
Read more in English