University College of Northern Denmark

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    • University College of Northern Denmark (Danish: Professionshøjskolen University College Nordjylland) is one of seven new regional organizations of different study sites in Denmark (Danish: professionshøjskoler) offering courses of professional relevance. Some courses are considered on par with bachelor level if enrolling in a university.

      UCN presently has four schools - health, education, technology & business and further and lifelong education. The most recent merger took place in 2009 and UCN now has branches in Aalborg and Hjørring and Thisted. UCN works in association with Aalborg University AAU.

      Besides the provision of first cycle higher education, University College of Northern Denmark is also active in applied research, innovation, development and continuing education. UCN University College of Northern Denmark has 10.000 full-time students, 8000 part-time students, 1200 international full-time students, and 750 employees. UCN has more than 100 partner universities worldwide.

      UCN is an institution of the UAS type with applied sciences and close contact with the public and private business sector.