The largest nursing study programme in Denmark

Possibilities in English for excange students

International days
The International days takes place four times a year (October, December, March and May) and runs over three days:

1 day with key note speakers and lectures
1 day with visit to the UN City and Institute for human rights
1 day with workshops

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  • Level: Bachelor’s Degree Programme
  • Duration: 3½ years
  • ECTS: 210 
  • Number of students: Approx. 2800
  • Yearly intake: 820 students starting in September and February
  • Number of employees: 140
  • Primary language: Danish  

The programme's strong professional identity contributes to the quality of the interdisciplinary work with patients and citizens in the Danish health system.

The Department of Nursing is part of the Faculty of Health and Technology at University College Copenhagen and sets the setting for Denmark's largest nursing degree programme as well as a range of vocational and research-oriented activities. Approximately 2800 nursing students are enrolled in the programme, and 140 educators, researchers, PhD students and administrative staff members are employed on the programme. See the semesters here.

The department is based at Campus Nørrebro in the heart of Copenhagen and is part of a vibrant, interdisciplinary study environment. In 2014, 820 new students were enrolled in September and February.

Postgraduate education 

Postgraduate education at University College Copenhagen is administered by the Department of Postgraduate Education in Health Care and Technology.

Research and Development

The Department of Nursing conducts a number of research and development activities focusing on profession-oriented research.