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University of Copenhagen falls in world university rankings

DTU, Aarhus University and Aalborg University also endured slight drops

The main hall of the University of Copenhagen (photo: iStock)
June 14th, 2017 11:43 am| by Sarah B. Haider

The University of Copenhagen (KU), has dropped from 68th to 73rd in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

The result means that KU was ranked 22nd in the world among universities located in non-English speaking nations.

Sharing a spot with the University of Zurich, KU received an overall score of 69.20, scoring the highest (99.9) in the faculty student indicator, 54.2 points in employer reputation and 26.9 in citations per faculty.

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Elsewhere nationally, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) also dropped a few spots to 116 compared to its ranking of 109 last year, as did Aarhus University (from 117 to 119) and Aalborg University (374 to 379).

In fact, the only Danish university to improve compared to last year was the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), which jumped six positions to 384.

The rankings are based on various indicators such as, academic reputation, international student ration, number of citations per faculty and employer reputation.

See the entire 2018 QS World University Rankings here (in English).