University of Copenhagen was founded in 1479 with only four faculties: Theology, Law, Medicine and Philosophy. Today, the university has around 100 departments and research facilities and also six faculties: Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences and Theology. It is the largest higher education institution in Denmark and the second oldest university in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.
The university offers more than 50 programmes for international students all taught in English. It has around 29.000 students with 17% of them come from countries around the world. The education at the University of Copenhagen is designed to encourage students to be creative, innovative, and also critical in their study. It combines traditional method of learning and tutorials with teaching and assignments that enable the students to have strong critical thinking and problem solving also collaborative skills.