Student at the University of Copenhagen
Studying at the University of Copenhagen
As a Master student at the University of Copenhagen you are enrolled in an academic institution which dates back to 1479 when the University was founded. Since then, it has developed into an internationally well-reputed institution which has fostered no less than 8 Nobel Prize winners in Physics and Medicine. Today, the University of Copenhagen has around 39,000 students and more than 7,000 employees, and is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark.
Education at the University of Copenhagen is designed to promote creativity, innovation, analytical and critical thinking. It combines traditional lectures and tutorials with teaching and assignments that will help you develop a critical approach, strong problem solving skills and collaborative skills. The learning environment is friendly and relaxed with students and teachers debating and exchanging their views in class. Students are expected to make active contributions in class to generate the most stimulating learning environment at the University and to prepare themselves for their future professional careers. Read more on the teaching methods of the Master programme
Frederiksberg Campus hosts part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the Faculty of Science with areas of studies including the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science as well as natural and biosciences. It is located a few kilometres west of the city centre in beautiful green surroundings. Frederiksberg is a popular residential area, and close to campus you also find Frederiksberg Have – a beautiful park loved by all Copenhageners.
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Libraries and other offers
Students at the Master programme of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences gain all the benefits of being a student at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences including access to the university libraries, the students sport organisation USG and various student discounts.
The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences has several libraries:
- The Faculty Library of Natural and Health Sciences at the Frederiksberg Campus (primarily for the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science and the Faculty of Science)
- The Faculty Library of Natural and Health Sciences at Panum on the North Campus
The Libraries are part of the Copenhagen University Library Service (CULIS).
"When I have had a medical issue I have sought knowledge in different article databases about a treatment protocol or appropriate dose. I did not have this opportunity before.”
Anders P. Jensen, Copenhagen Animal Hospital
As a student at the University of Copenhagen you will obtain access to all library services including online research articles. You will be introduced to the search machines at the library enabling you to fully gain advantage of you library access.
Academic Books is the largest academic bookshop in Denmark. There is an Academic Books shop at the Frederiksberg Campus and one at Panum on the North Campus.
Further information on studying at the University of Copenhagen
A great deal of information on the practical aspects of academic and student life is available at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences’ homepage under Education.
Read about the academic and student life of:
- International students on the University of Copenhagen’s homepage
- Exchange and guest students on the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences’ homepage
Please note that the above links are targeted bachelor and MSc students, not all information will be relevant for students at the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.