University of Copenhagen

Københavns Universitet (KU)

1455 København K,
1017 Copenhagen, Denmark

IAU Whed id: IAU-010745

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University of Copenhagen


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 37,500 students, the University boasts an international research and study environment.

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 by 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.

Sustainability at the University of Copenhagen

UCPH assumes co-responsibility for supporting a sustainable development – both internally and externally – based on the following principles:

  • UCPH equips students to solve tomorrow's problems today.
  • UCPH prioritises research that contributes to a sustainable development in society.
  • UCPH supports commitment to the outside world and communicates researchers’ results for the benefit of the world.
  • UCPH is at the forefront – by setting an example and through its actions.

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Find out more about sustainability, research in climate change, targets and actions by the University of Copenhagen. 


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