Research and research dissemination

650 were awarded the PhD degree in 2021
13,389 research publications in 2020 *
100 times a day, UCPH researchers are quoted in the media

PhD programme 2021

The table shows the number of students currently studying for a PhD and the number of completed PhDs.

1. PhD students

1.1 Total number of active PhD students 3,416
1.2 Number of PhD students enrolled in 2015 924
1.3 Number of approved dissertations 650

Research and dissemination results 2020

The table shows the number of publications researchers have published during the year.

1. Research and dissemination results

1.1 Research publications 13,389
1.2 Publications in accordance with the BFI categories 11,296
1.3 Educational publications 94

Outreach 2021

The table shows the number of grant-funded research projects the University is involved in, and the source of the grants. This could be research projects funded wholly or partially by Danish or international foundations and businesses.

1. Grant-funded research projects

1.1 Number of grant-funded research projects 5,217
A. Danish public funds 1,813
B. Danish private funds 2,341
C. EU 611
D. Foreign funds 452

* Research and educational publications for 2021 were reported in June 2022. The figures for 2021 can be seen in the 2022 Annual Report.

100 times a day, UCPH researchers are quoted in the media

The report University of Copenhagen – Spokespersons 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 is made by the data analysis company Retriever.