Roskilde University focuses primarily on the social sciences and humanities with an interdisciplinary approach to solving the real world problems. Learn more about RUC and its world ranking.
Roskilde University (Danish: Roskilde Universitet, abbreviated RUC or RU) is a Danish public university founded in 1972 and located in Trekroner in the Eastern part of Roskilde. The university awards bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and Ph.D. degrees in a wide variety of subjects within social sciences, the humanities, and natural sciences.
Roskilde University’s primary objective is to contribute to experimental, innovative forms of research, learning and problem-solving that contribute to society’s development
We think ahead – and shape the future
Roskilde University was originally established in order to challenge academic traditions and to experiment with new ways to create and acquire knowledge.
Research at Roskilde University (RUC)
Communications and Arts
Department of Communication and Arts is an interdisciplinary and innovative department. CA has broad expertise in the humanities and applied an interdisciplinary approach in research, education and communication in the areas of communication, journalism, performance design, history, philosophy and science studies, culture and cultural encounters, literature and language.
People and Technology
Department of People and Technology is involved with development of sustainable solutions. The Department is covering human, society, health and IT scientific fields as well as planning, intervention and design inclined fields.
Science and Environment
Department of Science and Environment teach and conduct research in an innovative and application-oriented manner in real-world science and the environment. Mainly focused with basic science, explaining and developing the theories on which science is based.
Social Sciences and Business
The research at Department of Social Sciences and Business focuses on societal changes, business economics and the impact of such developments on different societies around the world.