Metropolitan University College

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.

Metropolitan University College
Professionshøjskolen Metropol
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TypeUniversity College, (Danish: professionshøjskoler)
Endowment700 million. DKK.
RectorStefan Hermann
Administrative staff
Denmark Denmark

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 programmesEdit

Faculty of Health and TechnologyEdit

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

Department of Nutrition and MidwiferyEdit

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 TherapyEdit

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

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

Department of NursingEdit

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 TechnologyEdit

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 VidereuddannelseEdit

Faculty of Social Sciences and EducationEdit

Department of Education and LearningEdit

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 WorkEdit

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 VidereuddannelseEdit

The department is located at Tagensvej 18.

Department of Management and AdministrationEdit

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. It 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