Research & study

Master’s, bachelor’s and academy profession degrees, PhD programmes, short-term courses and summer schools. Greater Copenhagen offers a wealth of study and research programmes to power your career.

Innovative universities

Denmark is very focused on education. As a percentage of GDP, public spending on education is one of the highest in the world according to IMD, World Competitiveness Yearbook, 2015.

The education system in Denmark is designed to promote innovation and creativity, as well as analytical and critical thinking - these qualifications are recognised throughout the world and provide an outstanding foundation for your future career.

Technical university in Greater Copenhagen is the most innovative in the nordic countries

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Education you can use

You can expect world-class education in areas such as IT, ICT, engineering, life sciences, social sciences and design. In Denmark, 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.

Denmark offers the highest percentage of programmes taught in English
- Academic Cooperation Association, 2015

Unique 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. 

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Find a job in Denmark

Copenhagen Capacity is heading a number of initiatives to help international talent find jobs and build networks in Greater Copenhagen.  

The The Young Professionals in Denmark global network and Greater Copenhagen Career Portal job portal for international professions are examples of this.

Find out more about our services for international talent.

International graduates stay in Denmark for minimym 3 years

Learn more about studying, living and working in Denmark on, a Danish government site about higher education in Denmark for international students.