Working at Roskilde University

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Why work at Roskilde University

Roskilde University researchers tell personal stories about working at Roskilde University and coming til Denmark

Roskilde University

We think ahead - and shape the future

Roskilde University, often referred to as RUC, is one of Denmark's eight public universities. Founded in 1972, Roskilde University has over 970 full-time staff and 7000 students from around the world.

Regionally anchored in Zealand (Sjælland – DA), Denmark, Roskilde University offers a wide range of studies across four faculties providing a combination of excellent interdisciplinary educational and research opportunities within an open environment.

Every year, we welcome a large number of students from all over the world. Over 45 nationalities are represented by students and faculty, embracing a regionally anchored international environment.

We are an open and inclusive university characterised by a strong culture of collaboration, interdisciplinarity and problem-oriented approach to knowledge creation. Co-creation of tomorrow’s knowledge is Roskilde University’s joint vision. 

”Roskilde University and Denmark are an open door for us, international researchers“

Mika Yasuoka Jensen, Japan

Associate Prof. Sustainable Digitalisation, Department of People and Technology (IMT)

”I chose to work in Denmark because the working conditions focus on well-being“

Pavlos Chatzipolakis, Greece

PhD candidate, Department of People and Technology  

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