QS Staff Writer

更新日期 July 12, 2021 更新日期 July 12

QS Best Student Cities ranking: 46th

Well known for its high quality of life, the Danish capital has a very strong score for desirability again, an indicator which takes into account the overall quality of life to be had in each city, including factors such as safety and pollution.

As well as being famed for their high quality of life, progressive politics and beautiful landscapes, the Nordic countries are also known for being relatively expensive places to live. This is reflected in Copenhagen’s low score for affordability, despite the relatively low tuition fees at its universities.

However, for those who manage their student budgets efficiently, the city certainly repays the investment, packing lots into a fairly small space. This includes an impressive selection of museums, galleries and theaters, as well as parks, waterways and charming cobbled streets, with lots of cafés and independent shops to explore.

If you’re interested in street fashion, Copenhagen is home to many fashion-conscious young people – particularly within the hip Nørrebro district – where monochromic layers, block-colored bikes and stripped-back sophistication are the standard.

There are two universities in Copenhagen ranked within the QS World University Rankings® 2020. The city’s flagship institution, the University of Copenhagen, currently ranks joint 81st, followed by the Technical University of Denmark at joint 112nd.

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Internationally ranked universities in Copenhagen

University of CopenhagenTechnical University of Denmark

More about Copenhagen

Number of universities ranked by QS


Highest-ranked institution

University of Copenhagen (joint 81st)



Average international fees (at ranked unis)


Desirability rank


Employer Activity rank


Affordability rank


Student View rank


To find out how each of the above categories is calculated, view the methodology.

本文首发于 2015 November , 更新于 2021 July 。




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