ITU research is 100 percent Open Access

About ITUResearchJens Christian Godskesen

April 9, 2019

As the first Danish university, the IT University of Copenhagen has achieved the national goal of 100 percent Open Access – meaning that all of its research articles are freely available online.

Martin Zachariasen, rektor på ITU.

ITU’s new Vice Chancellor: Continued growth is the main task

About ITUEducationResearchMartin Zachariasen

January 31, 2019

The IT University of Copenhagen's new Vice Chancellor, Martin Zachariasen, is driven by a curiosity for technology and its effect on society. He will work to continue the university's growth by educating more IT specialists and attracting more researchers - and getting more women to take an IT education is a key issue for him.

ITU-studerende er de mest tilfredse i Norden.

ITU students are the most satisfied in the Nordic countries

About ITUEducationcareerstudent life

October 22, 2018

A new survey from the research company Universum revelas that students at the IT University of Copenhagen are the most satisfied among IT and engineering students in the Nordic countries, both when it comes to their university, career services and job prospects.

Martin Zachariasen.

Martin Zachariasen becomes new Vice Chancellor of the IT University of Copenhagen

About ITUMartin Zachariasen

September 27, 2018

Martin Zachariasen, Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Southern Denmark, will be the new Vice Chancellor of the IT University of Copenhagen. He will assume the position on January 1, 2019.

IT-Universitetet i København.

More women want an IT education

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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.


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.

Mads Tofte.

Mads Tofte is leaving the ITU at the end of the year

About ITUMads Tofte

April 30, 2018

Vice Chancellor Mads Tofte is leaving his position when his fixed-term appointment expires at the end of the year.

IT-Universitetet i København.

98% of ITU research is freely available online

About ITUResearch

April 25, 2018

The IT University of Copenhagen is the leading Danish university when it comes to using Open Access for scientific publications.

ITU lecture.

Three ITU faculty awarded for excellence in teaching

About ITUBusiness IT DepartmentComputer Science DepartmentDigital Design Department

October 18, 2017

At ITU’s annual party on September 29, three faculty members received ITU’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The awards were given based on the students’ course evaluations. ITU faculty are generally ranked highly by students, according to a survey by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science from earlier this year.

Jørgen Staunstrup.

Jørgen Staunstrup appointed Honorary Professor at ITU

About ITUComputer Science DepartmentJørgen Staunstrup

October 2, 2017

ITU has appointed Jørgen Staunstrup, former Pro-Rector and current Head of ITU Professional Courses, as Honorary Professor in the Computer Science Department.

New students at ITU.

IT University of Copenhagen welcomes record number of new students

About ITUEducationstudent life

August 21, 2017

On the first day of the new semester, ITU welcomed 378 new bachelor students – the biggest year group in the history of the university.

IT-Universitetet i København.

ITU best at making research accessible

About ITUResearchJens Christian Godskesen

May 2, 2017

More than four out of five research articles from the IT University of Copenhagen can be accessed for free on the internet. Thus, ITU is well on its way to meeting the government's ambition of making all Danish research open access.

Atrium på ITU.

Innovation corps will bridge the gap between research and industry

About ITUCollaborationsgrantsGeorg Dam ChristensenJens Christian GodskesenEntrepreneurship

April 6, 2017

The IT University of Copenhagen is among four Danish universities to receive funding from The Danish Industry Foundation for transferring research-based knowledge, inventions and patents to the industry. ITU receives DKK 5 million to establish an innovation corps focusing on big data, fintech and artificial intelligence, among other areas.

Nordic Blockchain Summit.

ITU hosts blockchain summit: Denmark can become a frontrunner

About ITUBusiness IT Departmentbusiness

July 27, 2016

Several Danish companies are discovering the potential of blockchain, and Denmark has the potential to become a leading player in the development of the promising technology, according to Professor Roman Beck from the IT University of Copenhagen. On August 18, ITU will host the first Nordic blockchain summit.

Jens Christian Godskesen

IT University of Copenhagen appoints new Pro-Rector

About ITUJens Christian Godskesen

April 15, 2016

On April 14, the Board of Directors at the IT University of Copenhagen appointed Jens Christian Godskesen as Pro-Rector. Jens Christian Godskesen comes from a position as Head of Department at the university.


Research project on process modeling receives DKK 2.3 million grant

About ITUResearchinnovation

March 10, 2016

Tijs Slaats, a postdoctoral researcher at ITU, has received a major grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research for a project on how IT systems can become better at handling complex processes.


ITU increases intake of Software Development students

About ITUEducationComputer Science DepartmentMads Tofte

January 20, 2016

As a consequence of the rising demand for highly educated IT specialists, ITU increases the intake of students in the BSc programme in Software Development by 50 percent from the fall semester.


Networking paves the road for female coders

About ITUComputer Science Departmentdiversitystudent life

October 14, 2015

Female_Coders is a new network for female students who are interested in programming. On Monday, October 12, the group held its first workshop at the IT University of Copenhagen.