Dataset: Students at the University of Copenhagen, 1760-1967


The study is a mapping of first-year students at the University of Copenhagen in the period 1760-1967. A data file containing data for all the years is kept at the Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet). The DDA holds a data file containing data from 1760-1901. # #The survey contains information on the students' sex, age and social background, as well as their geographical background (nationality, county of place of residence and degree of urbanization), their choice of subjects and the faculty (from 1921) at the time of matriculation, their subject and faculty at the time of graduation, length of the study and the degree obtained, change of subject or faculty (from 1921), and their later position in life

Variable Groups

Full Title

Students at the University of Copenhagen, 1760-1967

Parallel Title

Studenter ved Københavns Universitet 1760-1967

Identification Number


Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant

Bibliographic Citation

Students at the University of Copenhagen, 1760-1967, Danish Data Archive, DDA188, version: 1.0.0, 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-188

List of Keywords

Geographic Coverage

Descriptive Text

Der er ingen egentlige forholdregler til imødegåelse af frafald, da undersøgelsen er foretaget ved kodning af dokumenter.

Descriptive Text

/ No measures were taken to avoid losses as the survey was carried out by means of coding of documents.

Unit of Analysis



Time limitsEducation

Kind of Data

survey data


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