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About the Department

The Department of Biology forms a part of the Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen. The department carries out research and offer courses at bachelor, masters and PhD level.

The Department of Biology is the largest institute at the Faculty of Science. At present the staff includes more than 400 employees - almost distributed equally between researchers and technical/administrative postitions. The study programme attracts more than 1800 students.

 

At the Department of Biology research and teaching is carried out within a wide range of biological areas. These include:

Aquatic biology
Biodiversity
Bioinformatics
Biochemistry
Biology
Biotechnology
Cell biology
Conservation biology
Ecology
Endocrinology
Evolution biology

Genetics
Genome research
Microbiology
Molecular biology
Molecular biomedicine
Molecular neurobiology
Neurobiology
Physiology
Plant physiology
Population biology
Protein chemistry