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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (SUND) is a large, ambitious knowledge organisation with a focus on the provision of excellent research and education. Our vision is to move the boundaries for insight and to create new health and medical science knowledge and insights for the benefit of continuing scientific development, society and individuals.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (6)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)



The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers a wide range of courses and programmes within the fields of teaching of research conducted at its five schools.

  • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Public Health Sciences
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
  • School of Oral Health Sciences


The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (SUND) aspires to provide stimulating intellectual research environments based on integrity, expertise and academic freedom. SUND's research is conducted to high professional standards, within a culture that complies with Danish and international standards for responsible conduct of research.

SUND is committed to the ongoing education of its researchers in matters of research integrity and SUND has in recent years introduced a number of initiatives to promote responsible conduct of research (RCR).

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Student services

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences has a number of core facilities. The core facilities are partly subsidized by the Faculty.

Core Facilities for Animal Experimentation

  • Department of Experimental Medicine (AEM)
  • Core Facility for Transgenic Mice
  • The Zebrafish Unit
  • Experimental Surgery Unit
  • Core Facility for Preclinical Services
  • IVIS Core Facility (In Vivo Imaging System)
  • Panum NMR Core Facility
Other Core Facilities
  • Core Facility for Integrated Microscopy, CFIM
  • Core Facility for Flow Cytometry
  • Chemical Biology & HTS Facility
  • Biofilm Test Facility
  • Substrat og SterilCentralen (In Danish)

Library services

Copenhagen University Library - KUB NORD provides a total of 456 seats distributed between silent study areas (220 seats), group study areas (141 seats), 27 PC workstations and 68 seats in our lounge areas. The silent study areas are located in the old reading room and in two modern reading rooms in the lower area of the library. Group study areas are located in the large room with murals.

ICT services

KUB Datalab

The datalabs are physical study environments for the students and staff at the University of Copenhagen. It is for students who, individually or in groups, works on media and technology-based projects and for staff members interested in integrating technology into their research and teaching.

Student Life

Campus life

The architecture of the Maersk Tower is based on an idea of creating communities – between researchers, students and the city. The Maersk Tower – with its 3,300 copper shutters and relief-like expression, state-of-the-art research facilities and inviting campus park - serves to open the university towards the local area in a beautifully designed and varied green urban space.


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