#68 Overall Influence

University of Copenhagen

Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

About This School

How does this school stack up?

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, and ranks as one of the top universities in the Nordic countries and Europe.

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#20 World Rank
Physics
#41 World Rank
Chemistry
#43 World Rank
Philosophy
#58 World Rank
Biology
#63 World Rank
Mathematics
#70 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#70 World Rank
Literature
#76 World Rank
Computer Science
#90 World Rank
Anthropology
#97 World Rank
History
#98 World Rank
Psychology
#112 World Rank
Law
#113 World Rank
Religious Studies
#122 World Rank
Political Science
#124 World Rank
Medical
#140 World Rank
Sociology
#144 World Rank
Economics
#208 World Rank
Engineering
#251 World Rank
Education
#883 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

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 Physics, Chemistry, and Philosophy. University of Copenhagen’s most academically influential people include Niels Bohr, Søren Kierkegaard, and Tycho Brahe.

Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr

Danish physicist

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Søren Kierkegaard
Søren Kierkegaard

Danish philosopher and theologian, precursor of Existentialism

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Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe

Danish astronomer and alchemist, 1546–1601

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Hans Christian Ørsted
Hans Christian Ørsted

Danish physicist and chemist

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Nicolaus Steno
Nicolaus Steno

Pioneer in anatomy and geology, bishop

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Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming
Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming

Danish botanist

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Ludvig Holberg
Ludvig Holberg

Danish-Norwegian writer, philosopher and historian

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Georg Brandes
Georg Brandes

Danish literature critic and scholar

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Ester Boserup
Ester Boserup

Danish economist

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Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu
Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu

Romanian Engineer

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Peter Naur
Peter Naur

Danish computer scientist

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Louis Hjelmslev

Danish linguist

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