University of Copenhagen

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The Royal Library © flickr.com - Eric Mueller/cc-by-sa-2.0

The Royal Library © flickr.com – Eric Mueller/cc-by-sa-2.0

The University of Copenhagen (Danish: Københavns Universitet, KU) is a public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest university in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

The University of Copenhagen consists of six different faculties, with teaching taking place in its four distinct campuses, all situated in Copenhagen. The university operates 36 different departments and 122 separate research centres in Copenhagen, as well as a number of museums and botanical gardens in and outside the Danish capital. The University of Copenhagen also owns and operates multiple research stations around Denmark, with two additional ones located in Greenland. Additionally, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the public hospitals of the Capital and Zealand Region of Denmark constitute the conglomerate Copenhagen University Hospital.

© News Øresund - Johan Wessman/cc-by-3.0 South Campus © Rasmus81/cc-by-sa-2.5 The Royal Library © flickr.com - Eric Mueller/cc-by-sa-2.0 Bishop's House to the left and University of Copenhagen to the right © flickr.com - jimg944/cc-by-2.0 Botanisk Laboratorium seen from Copenhagen Botanical Garden © flickr.com - Mike Linksvayer/cc-by-2.0 Center for Health and Society © flickr.com - xiquinhosilva/cc-by-2.0
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Bishop's House to the left and University of Copenhagen to the right © flickr.com - jimg944/cc-by-2.0
As of October 2022, 10 Nobel laureates and 1 Turing Award laureate have been affiliated with the University of Copenhagen as students, alumni or faculty. Alumni include one president of the United Nations General Assembly and at least 24 prime ministers of Denmark.

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