Copenhagen university Reviews

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  1. "University of Copenhagen"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Copenhagen unversity has cutting edge research facilities and many internationally well-known research groups.

    Cons

    It is very difficult to get a permanent position and one can not stay at university of Copenhagen on the same position more than 3 times.


  2. Postdoctoral Researcher

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great funding, wonderful scientist and facilities

    Cons

    High tax rates, really cold, high cost of living


  3. good infrastructure

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Copenhagen university

    Pros

    good infrastructure. good salary. international orientation

    Cons

    not much collaboration between different institutes


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  5. great learning experience

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    working with colleagues and professors alike to broaden research experience and get the best education possible in the process. word

    Cons

    Too much freedom can lead to writing reviews on glassdoor instead of working on more relevant projects that will ensure your success in whatever field of academia you choose to pursue.


  6. Good place , Professional Work Ethic

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Copenhagen university

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Professional Work Ethic
    Good benefits ( medical , dental etc. )
    Excellent timings with 2 day weekend ( typcial of european guidelines )

    Cons

    not much housing assistance
    was not made aware of a serious housing crisis in Copenhagen


  7. Great work environment for student job

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Support Student Job in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Former Employee - IT Support Student Job in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I worked at Copenhagen university part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Nice bosses, lots of freedom, many opportunities to grow and learn. The pay was very decent for a student job

    Cons

    Not really that many cons to speak of. The freedom became a little smaller over the course of working there, but still very large


  8. Good location, nice working environment, but lack of excitement.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I worked at Copenhagen university full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good reputation around world, especially in scandinavia area.

    Cons

    not that international, language barrier is the biggest problem.

    Advice to Management

    solve the problems of accommodation of employee .


  9. Great flexibility and environment and good salary

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great flexibility regarding working hours, as long as meeting are attended you can meet early or late as it suits best. Great benefits when it comes to parental leave etc. also.

    A very nice and free working environment where everyone are 'equal' and are allowed to contribute to the best of their abilities. Great possibilities for conducting own research and following own ideas.

    Cons

    Unclear career paths to tenured positions.

    Advice to Management

    Need more clear paths for how to seek tenured positions. There will still be heavy competition, but it needs to be clear what way to go.


  10. Good work environment

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Freedom over your time and project development, Good work colleagues

    Cons

    Constant change in strategy and IT support is slow and overpriced.


  11. Postdoc at Copenhagen University

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I have been working at Copenhagen university full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Many smart people, interesting and relevant research, many collaborations, good salary, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Spread out over the city



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