Support for learning, student life and physical frameworks

The Faculty of Social Sciences has in place a number of measures to support student learning, student life and the students’ physical surroundings. The key elements of this work are described below.

Course evaluations

The faculty’s teaching activities are evaluated on a regular basis. Read more here.

Administrative support unit: The Study and Examinations Office.

Teaching-environment evaluations

The University management conducts teaching-environment evaluations every three years. Read more about the University of Copenhagen’s teaching-environment evaluations here. Administrative support unit: The Study and Examinations Office.

Library

Read about the faculty library here. Administrative support unit: The Social Sciences Library.

Study areas, thesis-writing workstations and group rooms

The Centre for Health and Society houses a variety of specialised types of places for different study activities:

  • thesis-writing workstations
  • reading places
  • computer places
  • group rooms.

Read about them under Stydy information -> Campus and student life-> Study spaces and grup rooms on KUnet (requires login).

Administrative unit: Campus Service City.

Student-organised initiatives

Student-led initiatives concerning the study environment include various cafés, entertainment committees and study councils. The students have also set up the Social Sciences Council, which is a unifying body for all of the departments’ study councils. Diagram of student involvement in the faculty (in Danish).

Administrative support unit: The Study and Examinations Office.

Rooms for student-led activities

The faculty makes rooms available for academic and social events, e.g. “regional” rooms, cafés, rooms for societies, etc. The students also have the option of holding social events, parties, etc. in the café at the Centre for Health and Society (“Kommunen”). Contact Campus Service City if you need a venue for a student-led activity.

Administrative unit: Campus Service City

Study-start programme

The faculty has in place a procedure for the study-start programme that is designed to enhance student life. Administrative support unit: The Study and Examinations Office.

International study environment

The faculty has in place a procedure for ensuring an international study environment. Read more about it here.

Administrative support unit: The Study and Examinations Office

Responsibility

The faculty management has overall responsibility for supporting student learning, student life and the physical environment.