Robotic fish teaches itself to swim

Digital Design DepartmentResearchrobotsartificial intelligence

August 15, 2018

Inspired by the black ghost knifefish, two researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen have developed a soft robot that taught itself to swim. By means of an evolutionary algorithm, the artificial fish has discovered a swimming technique resembling that which the knife fish developed through natural evolution.

ITU conference.

ITU researchers invite leaders to digitization conference

Business IT DepartmentEventsmanagementdigitizationDr. Alexander Richter

August 15, 2018

Business and organization leaders can find inspiration for their work with digital communication, digital innovation and data-driven leadership at a free conference in Copenhagen on Friday, September 7.


ITU hosts triple conference on games

Digital Design DepartmentResearchEventscomputer gamesEspen Aarseth

August 10, 2018

From August 13-17, more than 80 computer game researchers from around the world will gather at the IT University of Copenhagen for three consecutive conferences on games analysis, history and philosophy.

Camilla Gad Krogsgaard.

From ITU to executive position in three years

EducationBusiness IT Departmentmanagementcareer

August 8, 2018

Camilla Gad Krogsgaard has had a meteoric career rise since graduating from Digital Innovation & Management in the summer of 2015. Today, she heads an international IT company - and she intends to stay in the executive chair.

ITU researcher receives artificial life-award

Sebastian RisiResearchDigital Design Departmentartificial intelligenceawards

August 6, 2018

Associate professor at The IT University of Copenhagen, Sebastian Risi, receives “Distinguished Young Investigator Award.”

IT-Universitetet i København.

More women want an IT education

About ITUEducation

July 27, 2018

Interest in pursuing an IT education is on the rise among young women. In just two years, the share of women among students admitted to IT University of Copenhagen's bachelor programmes has risen from 25 to 34 percent.


Blockchain: we are missing essential influence

July 20, 2018

By now, the possibilities with blockchain technology are arising. And in a near future blockchain will regulate markets and economies all over the world. But according to Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Roman Beck, we are missing out on essential influence on the development of blockchain, when being too careful experimenting with the potential of blockchain.


Lars Frelle-Petersen and Kristine Stenhuus have been appointed as members of ITU’s Board of Directors

About ITU

July 13, 2018

The IT University’s Selection Body has appointed Kristine Stenhuus, Vice President of NNIT, and Lars Frelle-Petersen, Deputy Director General of Confederation of Danish Industry, as new external members of the university’s Board of Directors.

IT-Universitetet i København.

Record number of applicants for ITU

About ITUEducationdiversity

July 6, 2018

Once again, an IT education from the IT University of Copenhagen is at the top of the wish list for a record number of young people – the university has received 11 percent more applicants this year. At the same time, the share of female applicants has increased from 22 to 28 percent.

Christopher Gad

Data leaves us with gaps of knowledge

Christopher GadBusiness IT DepartmentResearchbig datadigitization

June 28, 2018

Data, e.g. from assessments of public schools, needs to be contextualized in order to be used for something meaningful. Associate professor, Christopher Gad investigates how public institutions collect, use and interpret our data.