Metropolitan University College

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Metropolitan University College
Professionshøjskolen Metropol
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Type University College, (Danish: professionshøjskoler)
Established 2008
Endowment 700 million. DKK.
Rector Stefan Hermann
Administrative staff
Students 9000
Location Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Nørrebro, Aarhus, Rønne, Denmark Denmark
Campus Copenhagen

The Metropolitan University College (Danish: Professionshøjskolen Metropol), also referred to as Metropolitan UC or MUC, is a university college offering a range of bachelor's degree and academy profession degree programmes in Copenhagen, Denmark. All programmes are taught in Danish except for a bachelor's degree in Global Nutrition and Health. A range of courses and modules in English are available to exchange students.

The Metropolitan UC is organized in two faculties with a total of nine departments. Its activities are spread out on a number of sites, in Nørrebro, Frederiksberg and central Copenhagen. It has a total of approximately 9,000 students spread over 15 medium term higher education. The University College translates annually for approximately DKK. 700 million.


Metropolitan University College was formed on 1 January 2008 through the merger of CVU Øresund, Nationalt Center for Erhvervspædagogik, Danmarks Forvaltningshøjskole, Den Sociale Højskole, Frederiksberg Seminarium and Suhrs into one organisation.[1]

Department and programmes[edit]

Faculty of Health and Technology[edit]

The Faculty of Health and Technology is organized in five departments and offers a total of 11 programmes:[2]

Department of Nutrition and Midwifery[edit]

The department is located on Pustervig (No. 8( in central Copenhagen and on Sigurdsgade (No. 26, Building B/C) in Nørrebro. It offers three programmes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Midwifery
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and health (Ernærings- og Sundhedsuddannelsen)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Global Nutrition and Health

Department of Physical Therapy and Occupation Therapy[edit]

The department is situated in Sigurdsgade (No. 26) is Nørrebro. It offers two programmes:

  • Occupation Therapy (ergoterapeutuddannelsen)
  • Physical Therapy (fysioterapeutuddannelsen)

Department of Nursing[edit]

The Department of Nursing (Danish: Institut for Sygepleje) is located on Tagensvej (No. 86). It offers one programme:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (Sygeplejerskeuddannelsen)

Department of Technology[edit]

The Department of Technology (Danish: Institut for Teknologi) is located on Sigurdsgade (No. 26). It offers four programmes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical and Biotechnical Technology
  • Bachelor's degree in Emergency and Risk Management
  • Academy Profession in Chemical and Biotechnical Science
  • Bachelor's Degree in Radiography (Radiografuddannelsen)

Institut for Velfærdsfaglig Efter- og Videreuddannelse[edit]

Faculty of Social Sciences and Education[edit]

Department of Education and Learning[edit]

The Department of Education is located on Nyelandsvej (No. 27–29). It offers three programmes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education
  • Meritlæreruddannelsen
  • Bachelor's Degree in Natural and Cultural Heritage Management

Department of Social Work[edit]

The department is located on Kronprinsesse Sofies Vej (No. 35). It offers four programmes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (Socialrådgiveruddannelserne )
  • Socialrådgiveruddannelserne på Bornholm
  • Socialrådgiveruddannelserne i Hillerød
  • Forsknings- og udviklingsaktiviteter inden

Institut for Pædagogisk Efter- og Videreuddannelse[edit]

The department is located at Tagensvej 18.

Department of Management and Administration[edit]

The department is located at Tagensvej 18 in Nørrebro. It offers the following programmes (as well as a number of shorter courses):

  • Academy Profession Degree in Business and Public Administration
  • Diplomuddannelsen i Offentlig Forvaltning og Administration
  • Diplomuddannelsen i Skat
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration (Akademiuddannelsen i Offentlig Forvaltning og Administration)
  • Akademiuddannelsen til Tolk


Metropolitan UC's building on Nyelandsvej


The MuC's building ON Tagensvej (NO. 18-20) was originally built for the Danish Military Hospital in 1918-1928 to design by Gunnar Laage. TIt contains the MUC's administration as well as the Department for Science and Nature.


The MUC's building on ]]Nyelandsvej]] (No. 27–) in Frederiksberg is the former home of Frederiksberg Seminarium. The building was expanded by Cubo Arkitekter in 1996 - 1997.[3]


  1. ^ "Professionshøjskolen Metropol" (in Danish). Gyldendal. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Det Sundhedsfaglige og Teknologiske Fakultet" (in Danish). Metropolitan University College. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Frederiksberg Seminarium og Skolen på Nyelandsvej". (in Danish). Retrieved 8 February 2015. 

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Coordinates: 55°41′52″N 12°33′29″E / 55.69778°N 12.55806°E / 55.69778; 12.55806