Top 5 Universities of Denmark
Top 5 Universities of Denmark

Top 5 Universities of Denmark

Higher Education usually determined the kind of career and a life an individual would lead. For this important factor everyone wants to get into the best and renowned institutes to pursue their higher education in desired fields. Denmark is the country whose top 5 universities secure the spot in the best 500 universities of the world making it a prestigious hub for acquiring your next degree. Here is all you need to know about the Top 5 universities of Denmark 2016 / 2017. The ranking are taken from the world’s leading QS university rankings.

  1. University of Copenhagen

Established in 1479, University of Copenhagen is a public research institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is ranked among the top 73 universities of the world, 13th best in veterinary science and is the leading university in Denmark. It is research intensive institute and is a part of International Alliance of Research Universities. The university has four campuses housing six faculties. Courses here are taught mainly in Danish but few are offered in German and English too. Its student body consists of many foreigners making the total number of students studying at the university around 40,000. It has many notable alumni including 4 Nobel laureates.

  1. Technical University of Denmark

Established in 1892, Technical University of Denmark is a public research institute located in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. It is ranked 116 best institutes globally and secures its place among the top three universities of Denmark. It is Denmark’s first Polytechnic institute and one of the most prestigious engineering institutes in Europe. It mostly covers engineering disciplines at the level of Bachelors, Masters and PhD. It has 26 departments and 2,000 research centers. More than 10,000 students are enrolled here with more than 1,000 Doctoral students. It has a list of many notable alumni.


  1. Aarhus University

Established in 1928, Aarhus University is a public research institute in Aarhus, Denmark. It is ranked among the top 100 universities of the world and is the second best institute of Denmark. It is the largest university in Denmark in terms of enrollments and the second oldest university of the country. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in myriad of learning fields. It offers 60 graduate programs and 8 undergraduate programs in English language. It is a research oriented university with 15 centers of excellence. It is home to almost 40,000 students including many from all around the world. Among its eminent alumni and faculty three are Nobel Prize winners.

  1. Aalborg University

Established in 1979, Aalborg University is a public research university with its main campus located in Aalborg, Denmark. In the university rankings of the world it is ranked on 379 positions. It also has its campuses in Esbjerg and Copenhagen. Based on the number of enrolled students it is Denmark’s fifth largest university. It has five faculties with many departments providing a variety of learning fields. The university offers bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. It is home to approximately 10 percent international students. The total number of students studying here is 21,606.  Among its alumni are many famous people.



  1. University of Southern Denmark

Established in 1966, University of Southern Denmark is a public research university it has many campuses located in different parts of Denmark. It is ranked as the 384th best university in the world. Many different universities have merged with University of Southern Denmark over time. University of Southern Denmark has a major focus on research and has 30 research centers. SDU comprises of six faculties, six campuses and 32 departments providing a wide range of subjects for undergraduates and graduates. It has a student’s body of well over 23,000 students. The university has produced many notable alumni.

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