University of Copenhagen

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Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

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About University of Copenhagen

According to Wikipedia, The University of Copenhagen 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, and ranks as one of the top universities in the Nordic countries and Europe.

What Is University of Copenhagen Known For?

University of Copenhagen is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Copenhagen's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Copenhagen's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Copenhagen's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Literature, and Philosophy. Here are some of University of Copenhagen's most famous alumni:

Søren Kierkegaard
Søren Kierkegaard
A Danish philosopher and theologian, precursor of Existentialism .
Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr
A Danish physicist .
Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe
A Danish astronomer and alchemist, 1546–1601.
Peter Naur
Peter Naur
A Danish computer scientist.
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen
A Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet .
Hans Christian Ørsted
Hans Christian Ørsted
A Danish physicist and chemist .
Louis Hjelmslev
A Danish linguist.
N. F. S. Grundtvig
N. F. S. Grundtvig
A Danish Lutheran pastor, theologian, hymn-writer and educator .
Georg Brandes
Georg Brandes
A Danish literature critic and scholar.
Ludvig Holberg
Ludvig Holberg
A Danish-Norwegian writer, philosopher and historian .
Oskar Klein
Oskar Klein
A Swedish physicist.
Johan Christian Fabricius
Johan Christian Fabricius
A Danish zoologist .