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In Greater Copenhagen, we turn science into business.

We encourage and foster new, smarter ways to achieve excellent results through close collaboration and open dialogue. This is why we have been able to create ground-breaking research and nurture global market leaders within our fields of strength.

In Greater Copenhagen, we turn science into business. We encourage and foster new, smarter ways to achieve excellent results through close collaboration and open dialogue. This is why we have been able to create ground-breaking research and nurture global market leaders within our fields of strength.

World-leading academic solutions

Study to create solutions for the real world

The education system in Greater Copenhagen, which is free for all citizens, is designed to promote innovation and creativity as well as analytical and critical thinking. These globally valued skills provide a strong foundation for your future career.

You can expect world-class education in areas such as IT, engineering, life sciences, social sciences and design. In Greater Copenhagen, higher education is focused on creating solutions for the real world, and traditional lectures are often combined with industry collaborations. Many educational programmes also offer the opportunity to do an internship with an organisation or business, enabling you to apply your knowledge to real-life challenges.

Teaching methods promote your ability to use what you have learned and to turn new theoretical knowledge into real world solutions.
Many universities and higher education institutions offer several programmes in English. If you want to know more about studying in Greater Copenhagen, here is a good place to start: studyindenmark.dk and studyinsweden.se.

Science parks with excellent university-industry cooperation


Greater Copenhagen has 17 science parks and 17 universities and university colleges, renowned for excellent university-industry cooperation.

As a student or researcher in Greater Copenhagen, you will be part of a learning environment of high academic standards where you can learn from experienced tutors as well as from innovative industry research projects. 

International student networks

If you are an international student in Greater Copenhagen, there are several initiatives to help you find a job and build networks locally. Read more at studyindenmark.dk, student.state-of-denmark.com and studyinsweden.se.