University of Copenhagen Faculty of Humanities

This article is about a faculty at the University of Copenhagen. For other uses, see Faculty of Humanities (disambiguation).
Faculty of Humanities
Det Humanistiske Fakultet
Type Public university
Established 1479[1]
Students 11,700[1]
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Campus South Campus
The Faculty of Humanities on Amager.

The Faculty of Humanities (Danish: Det Humanistiske Fakultet) at the University of Copenhagen is the largest faculty of humanities in Denmark in terms of number of students and range of subjects. It has 8 academic departments plus a number of multi-disciplinary centres that cover about 75 subjects.

The Faculty provides programmes leading to Bachelor's, Master's, and other degrees in the Humanities, as well as a number of supplementary courses.

The Faculty of Humanities can be roughly divided into the following areas: History, Philosophy, subjects relating to Social and Cultural history, Fine Arts, Communication, Linguistics, Nordic languages, other European languages, non-European languages, Classical languages, Psychology, and Education.

The Faculty has a number of collaborative research and educational partnerships, such as the one with the Department of Musicology of Palacký University Faculty of Philosophy.


  1. 1 2 "About the faculty". Faculty of Humanities. University of Copenhagen. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

Coordinates: 55°39′46.11″N 12°35′15.68″E / 55.6628083°N 12.5876889°E / 55.6628083; 12.5876889

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