Department of Anthropology – University of Copenhagen


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International students

Department of Anthropology has various international activities including international research and student exchange with universities abroad.


  • 13 Jun 2016

    Entrepreneurship as an anthropologist

    Entrepreneurship is now an integrated part of the public school curriculum and a political hot topic to secure growth in Denmark. How does anthropologists fit within the startup ecosystem? On this evening we have invited three anthropologists to share their stories on being part of a startup, challenges and advantages and a bit about the startup scene in Denmark ... »

  • 17 Jun 2016

    Inaugural lecture by Professor MSO Ayo Wahlberg: ”An anthropology of –isations”

    Among many other options, modernity’s growing inventory of –isations might be conceived of as a heavy accumulation of patterned knowledges and practices.  In this lecture, Ayo Wahlberg will point to three analytical routes for the anthropological study of –isation processes with a particular focus on the medical technologies he has studied

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New MSc track

The Department of Anthropology offers a new MSc track: Business and Organisational Anthropology.

This track focuses on studies of business activities and life in organisations by anthropological methods and theory.

You can read about the study programme, competence profile, application and admission here.