University of Copenhagen

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With over 40,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark. UCPH is ranked number 6 in Europe, and number 26 in the world (according to ARWU 2019).

The University has a dedicated initiative on the Coordination for Gender Research, and vast experience in management of EU projects. Under FP7, UCPH is (or has been) involved in 400+ projects. In Horizon 2020, UCPH has, among others received +200 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA IFs), 55 MSCA ITNs (17 as coordinator) and 110 grants under RIA/CSA actions. In addition, UCPH hosts 74 ERC projects (30 StG, 25 CoG, 11 AdG, 1 SyG, and 7 PoC).

The Faculty of Law works towards creating greater knowledge of national and international law. Through a research-based education the Faculty ensures that its legal graduates have the skills needed to analyse and contribute to interdisciplinary and problem-oriented tasks in both the private and the public sectors in Denmark and abroad. The Faculty employs ~100 academic staff and ~50 PhD students. Around 3,500 students (FTE) are currently enrolled in the BSc and MSc programmes. The Faculty offers a strong international environment and is therefore able to attract academic staff from all over the world. The Faculty of Law is currently partner in 4 collaborative H2020 projects, and coordinator of 6 MSCA IFs, and 3 ERC StG.