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  • 28.05.2024

    Have you graduated and want to celebrate?

    Here’s where you can do it

  • 10.05.2024

    New education quality policy goes out for consultation

    Please take a minute to read the proposed policy and take the chance to submit comments.

  • 19.04.2024

    Political agreement on sector dimensioning

    On 19 April, the Danish government (the Social Democrats, Venstre – The Liberal Party of Denmark and the Moderates) as well as the Green Left, Danish Democrats, Liberal Alliance and the Conservative People’s Party entered into a political agreement on the sectoral dimensioning of undergraduate programmes.

  • 10.04.2024

    Visit Festival of Reasearch 2024 at SDU in week 16-17

    Research Day is the perfect opportunity to show off your university to friends and family and dive into some of the exciting things happening on campus!

  • 09.04.2024

    CBS recruits new president from SDU

    Peter Møllgaard has been appointed as the new President of Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He has served as Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at SDU since 1 June 2022.

  • 18.03.2024

    Focus on quality in teaching and education

    Would you like to influence how we work with the quality of teaching and education at SDU? Student representatives in councils, boards and committees at SDU have been invited to a public meeting about this on April 9, 2024. Perhaps you have experiences and opinions that they should raise at the meeting?

  • 21.02.2024

    Community singing at SDU Odense

    Come and sing the day in with colleagues and students at SDU. Everyone is welcome!

  • 30.01.2024

    A phishing follow-up

    Even though the phishing campaign was only active for a day due to a outage, we want to follow up on the results.

  • 02.01.2024

    It's exam time, so be considerate!

    Please remember that throughout January there are exams in all rooms on campus. Show consideration for your fellow students and keep unnecessary noise to a minimum.

  • 27.11.2023

    One important step closer to a new collective Student Information System

    SDU joins forces with six other universities and has just signed a supplier contract to build and deliver the new system

  • 20.11.2023

    Well-being in focus – read about the first well-being event

    Have you thought about how the Coronavirus disease, study start or communication affects your well-being? The 50 participants at the ‘Wise about Well-being’ event have!

  • 16.11.2023

    Phishing campaign withdraw due to outage

    Yesterday, Wednesday the 15th November, SDU had planned to roll out a phishing campaign that was unfortunately sent out just before a outage. This has caused a bigger uncertainty, which is why the campaign withdraw.

  • 14.11.2023

    Respect for different opinions and respectful tone of communication at Danish universities

    Announcement from SDU's management.

  • 14.11.2023

    SDU discontinues activities in Slagelse

    Unfortunately, it was not possible to reach an agreement that could have led to Roskilde University taking over SDU Slagelse. Subsequently, SDU has been working on alternative solutions, but without finding a sustainable alternative. SDU has therefore decided to discontinue its activities in West Zealand.

  • 01.11.2023

    Freedom of expression and respect for diversity

    The freedom to express oneself without being subjected to threatening and harassing behaviour is essential for a safe study environment.

  • 16.10.2023

    SDU creates a phishing campaign

    In line with the increased cyber threat, SDU creates a phishing campaign that prepares you against phishing attacks

  • 09.10.2023

    Strengthen communities at SDU over a bite to eat

    Register by October 25 and come to “Thriving Together: Communities”

  • 20.09.2023

    SDU and RUC discontinue negotiations

    More than six months of investigations, which were supposed to lead to Roskilde University taking over Campus Slagelse from the University of Southern Denmark, have unfortunately ended without a mutual agreement.

  • 25.08.2023

    Do you want an update on climate change?

    Then sign up for the free online webinar series Climate Thursdays

  • 29.06.2023

    New model for future undergraduate intake

    A new admissions model will ensure that prospective students have the necessary qualities to complete a university education.

  • 01.06.2023

    Be considerate during exam time

    Please remember that throughout June there are exams in all rooms on campus. Show consideration for your fellow students and keep unnecessary noise to a minimum.

  • 31.05.2023

    The financial adjustment has been completed

    The long-term process of adapting SDU's finances with annual expenses corresponding to DKK 95 million. kroner per year is now over.

  • 19.05.2023

    Student well-being is improving

    This year's results from the Study Environment Survey (SMU) are in, and there is a marked improvement in the well-being of SDU students compared to the last survey in 2021, which is thought to have been affected by the coronavirus lockdown.

  • 08.05.2023

    Adjusted timetable for the transfer of the Slagelse campus

    SDU and RUC are now working towards a transfer date for the educational and research activities in Slagelse on 1 September 2024 instead of at the turn of the year.

  • 03.05.2023

    Discontinuation of education programmes

    SDU’s efforts to balance the economy means that a number of education programmes at two of the University’s faculties will be discontinued.

  • 27.04.2023

    The canteen in Odense is closed today due to a strike

    The canteen staff in Odense are on strike and have ceased work on 27 April. Therefore, the canteen is closed today.

  • 25.04.2023

    Financial adjustment: Result of the remediation phase

    SDU’s management has decided on voluntary agreements and other mitigation measures to reduce the number of unsolicited redundancies. Unfortunately, unsolicited redundancies are necessary to ensure a sustainable economy.

  • 23.03.2023

    Information about the financial situation of the University

    On the basis of an overall assessment, the management of SDU has decided to make new adjustments to the University’s finances.

  • 16.03.2023

    The increased cyber threat and the use of the Authenticator

    We are in a time of uncertainty, with a war raging in Europe and an increase in the number of cyberattacks.

  • 03.03.2023

    The Government’s education proposal

    On 2 March, the SVM government launched the proposal Prepared for the Future I, of which the reduction in the length of master’s programmes is an important element.

  • 01.03.2023

    A new educational chapter is being written in Slagelse

    Roskilde University and the University of Southern Denmark have signed a letter of intent to pave the way for Roskilde University to take over the University of Southern Denmark’s educational activities in Slagelse at the end of the year.

  • 25.01.2023

    Waste bins to be removed from offices and classrooms

    Due to the new waste stations at SDU in Odense, all small bins from offices and classrooms will be removed from the main campus during January. In staff kitchens and kitchenettes, multiple waste fractions will be installed at the same time, allowing all of us to help sort waste correctly.

  • 20.01.2023

    Strategy process has begun at SDU

    The Board of SDU has asked the University’s management to initiate a process seeking to renew SDU’s strategic basis. This week, the process kicked off with deliberations in both the University Council and the Main Co-operation Committee.

  • 09.01.2023

    Søren Vilby is the new Chair of the Board at SDU

    The 57-year-old businessman Søren Vilby is to become the new Chair of the Board at the University of Southern Denmark and will lead the University’s strategic work for the next four years.

  • 02.01.2023

    Price adjustments for Graphic Center’s printing services

    As of 1 January 2023, the prices for the Graphic Center’s printing services have been adjusted due to raw material price hikes on the world market.

  • 16.11.2022

    Library relocation in Kolding: UC SYD and SDU continue cooperation

    Good neighbourliness is important on many fronts. This is why UC SYD and SDU have given high priority to close cooperation in recent years – first with the relocation to Esbjerg a few years ago and this year with the new joint address at Universitetsparken, Kolding.

  • 28.10.2022

    Call to save on hot water

    The implementation of the previously announced energy-saving measures at SDU has begun. For legal reasons, the decision to turn off the hot water to the taps has been revoked. Therefore, all SDU employees are instead encouraged to limit and preferably avoid using hot water for hand washing.

  • 14.10.2022

    Energy-saving measures to begin from 24 October

    After the autumn break, a series of energy-saving initiatives will be implemented at SDU's locations to meet the ongoing energy and supply situation and reduce SDU’s climate footprint.

  • 07.10.2022

    SDU implements energy-saving measures

    The University of Southern Denmark follows the recommendation of the Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science to lower the heating of state buildings where it is deemed possible and technically suitable.

  • 16.09.2022

    The Election Committee calls for the holding of the SDU elections 2022

    The Election Committee hereby calls for the holding of the SDU election 2022 today, September 16.

  • 06.09.2022

    Education debate with the Prime Minister

    Opportunity to debate with Mette Frederiksen on Friday.

  • 28.07.2022

    Welcome to 4,348 new SDU students

    The University of Southern Denmark has offered student places to 4,348 new students.

  • 06.07.2022

    5152 has applied for an SDU education as first priority

    The number of people who have given the highest priority to one of SDU's higher education is 5152 this year, which corresponds to a decline of 12%. The entire university sector is experiencing a decline in applications.

  • 24.06.2022

    A new video marks the opening of the SDU Climate Cluster

    The SDU Climate Cluster is now officially open. We mark this occasion by the release of a video, where you can learn more about SDU’s large strategic focus on the climate.

  • 17.06.2022

    SDU has found its new pro-rector

    From 1 August, Helle Waagepetersen will be the Pro-Rector for Education at the University of Southern Denmark. The 50-year-old professor comes from a position as Head of Department at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at the University of Copenhagen, and she is very much looking forward to starting at SDU.

  • 14.06.2022

    New statement about freedom of research, teaching and speech

    SDU’s board has approved a statement that defines a framework for how the University relates to matters of freedom of research, freedom of teaching and freedom of speech and debate. The statement has been prepared by an employee-based working group which believes that an official document will benefit both employees and students at SDU.

  • 13.06.2022

    Join us for the new climate conference, FORUM

    SDU will make 100 tickets available for employees and students - 50 for each group - who want to participate in the climate conference FORUM in connection with Tinderbox Festival 2022.

  • 24.05.2022

    The opening of Odense Light Rail is celebrated at SDU

    On Saturday 28 May, Odense’s new light rail will be taking its inaugural trip through the city streets. During the day, all the stations from Tarup Shopping Centre to the two stops at SDU will be inaugurated, and the campus will celebrate the occasion with activities and light refreshments.

  • 29.04.2022

    Law degree programme to be created at SDU in Esbjerg

    From the autumn of 2023, SDU will offer a law degree programme in Esbjerg. This is clear after RUVU (the advisory committee for the evaluation of the offering of higher education programmes) has approved SDU’s application for the education. This was announced by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen during a visit to SDU in Esbjerg on Thursday morning.

  • 25.04.2022

    Automatic forwarding of emails

    Automatic forwarding of emails is no longer possible from 1 May 2022.

  • 20.04.2022

    Meet the Minister of Defense

    Come to a debate on defense policy with Minister of Defense Morten Bødskov at SDU in Odense

  • 08.04.2022

    The prime minister visits SDU - Cancelled

    On 21 April, as a student at SDU, you have the opportunity to meet Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.

  • 31.03.2022

    SDU Odense: Available rooms at Campus Kollegiet

    From July 2022, there are available room at the popular dormitory Campus Kollegiet.

  • 23.03.2022

    Parking area P1 partially blocked off

    Please note that parts of the gravel parking area P1 will be blocked off between 28 March to 1 July 2022 (inclusive).

  • 22.03.2022

    Political agreement on regionalisation

    On Tuesday 22 March, a political conciliation group reached an agreement based on the political initiative ‘More and better educational opportunities throughout Denmark’ of 25 June 2021.

  • 16.03.2022

    Drop in quota 2 applications

    At SDU, the number of quota 2 applicants has dropped by 10% compared to last year. The decrease is seen across multiple programmes and campuses, and the university sector as a whole has seen a fall in quota 2 applicants by 12%. Now the test-based admission process awaits all of the 8,193 applicants who have accepted to sit for the test.

  • 10.03.2022

    Follow-up on SDU’s support for Ukraine

    SDU and the other universities in Denmark distinguish between individuals and institutions when suspending cooperation with Russia and Belarus.

  • 07.03.2022

    Current hacker and cyber security threats

    SDU is experiencing increased activity in relation to foreign actors who scan our networks in order to identify weaknesses that can be exploited. Here are 3 things that can help increase your own and SDU’s information security.

  • 07.03.2022

    New Dean at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

    With Peter Møllgaard’s appointment as the new Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, SDU has gained an experienced strategic leader with international experience.

  • 04.03.2022

    The hunt is on to find the new chairperson

    Before 2023 rolls around, SDU must have appointed a new chairperson of the board. But what is an appointment body, and who does it consist of?

  • 03.03.2022

    SDU expresses support for Ukraine

    All of Denmark’s universities have announced in a joint statement that they are suspending all cooperation with Russia and Belarus on research, education and innovation.

  • 10.02.2022

    Test runs on Campusvej

    Odense Letbane is currently conducting test runs on Campusvej from morning to evening on all weekdays.

  • 28.01.2022

    All COVID-19 restrictions at SDU to be lifted from 1 February

    All of the current restrictions with corona pass, virtual exams, protective equipment and the call for working from home at universities will be lifted when 1 February 2022 rolls around.

  • 20.01.2022

    SDU to establish a set of values

    During the next few months, a task force will draft a set of values that SDU, among other things, can apply with regard to future cases of the liberty of SDU employees to conduct research, teach, discuss and express themselves as they please.

  • 14.01.2022

    Extension of infection-preventing measures at higher-educational institutions

    All of the current restrictions with corona passes, virtual exams, protective equipment and the call for working from home at universities have been extended until the end of January. On the upside, we have hopes of a normal study start in February.

  • 12.01.2022

    SDU’s institutional plan has been submitted

    SDU has submitted a plan to the Ministry of Higher Education and Science describing how the University intends to comply with the political agreement on more and better educational opportunities throughout Denmark. The content is largely identical to the draft presented to the Board in December. SDU wants to strengthen the University’s regional position, but this should not happen by reducing SDU’s student places in Odense.

  • 01.01.0001

    The New Year brings more waste sorting

    2023 will be the year when we start sorting waste at the university. Initially, the new waste stations at SDU Odense will be rolled out from the start of next semester, and during the year the scheme will be implemented on the remaining campuses.