PROFESSORS ARE THE ONES WHO KNOW. NOT STUDENTS! Right?
A guerilla group of CBS faculty and students are looking for new ways to integrate the humanities into more courses at international business schools through a series of workshops they call, ‘The Business of Teaching’. But do literature, philosophy and art really have a place in business schools in the first place?
14 Nov 2018
The ultimate guide to make your first year at CBS a successful one
You haven't even studied at CBS for a week, but still the question keeps returning: How do I make my first year at CBS success? Don't worry. Second-year master's student David Fulop has got your back and gives you three pieces of advice for exactly this. One of them is to delete candy crush.
05 Sep 2018
Madina shares her experiences so others can relate
CBS student, Madina Balgabek is starting her journey as a blogger for CBS WIRE. She has a style that is etched with black humor and has the ability to spot weird experiences that affect her and then laugh about them. She will write about a wide variety of topics ranging from her experiences while traveling to the psychological struggles that people go through on a day-to-day basis.
29 Aug 2018
CBS has this year’s most sought-after study program
CBS is among the most popular choices for undergraduate applicants this year, which means that CBS is getting some of Denmark’s brightest young students. But according to Wilbert van der Meer, the head of deans office, grades are not the most important aspect of university life. He wants the student to try something wild.
14 Aug 2018
The time of the season
The time has come to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. And what better for the heat than a nice, chilled bottle of bubbles. If you are unsure where and when to drink which bottle of wine or champagne, CBS student Julian Johansen from the student organization CBS Wine, has got your back.
27 Jun 2018
F1 keys: And then there were none
Someone has been stealing the F1 button from the keyboards in the exam room at Dalgas Have campus, and this has caused problems for the IT department. The campus desk coordinator, Pernille Kjærsgaard asks that they be returned, as there are serious costs involved with replacing the keyboards.
21 Jun 2018
They are disrupting CFO conferences and gathered 400 CFOs
After a smashing success and the organizing of the largest CFO conference in Scandinavia, the founders of CFO Insights are planning to pass on the torch to a new generation of students. They want to help CFOs transition into their new role and their company to become a talent factory for students.
12 Jun 2018
They make their own chewing gum
What started off as a project being done for fun in the kitchen, turned into a growing business. Chewing gum has been a blight for cities all across the world, but now it does not have to be. Three CBS alumni came up with an organic, decomposable solution.
05 Jun 2018
CBS forges powerful tools for future CSE start-ups
CBS has set in motion research that will create valuable insights for early stage CSE start-ups, generate new research opportunities for researchers, and bring about unique teaching experiences for the students.
30 May 2018
Copenhagen Art Week at CBS
Copenhagen Art Week, DIAS, and CBS are teaming up to draw more people into the world of art. Until the 30th of June, there are several art projects scattered around Solbjerg Plads and Kilen. Some of the art installations include videos of cats and a robot sucking Coca-Cola off the ground, or sounds of water and fire intensifying as you move through a three-by-three meter space.
Updated: 30 May 2018
CBS and KADK create unique graduate program
This summer, CBS, in collaboration with KADK, launches a new graduate program. The students will work hand-in-hand on projects related to design, architecture and business. What’s the goal? Students with a whole new mindset!
15 May 2018
A CBS bachelor that even Mark Zuckerberg can learn from
In the wake of the Facebook scandal and the recent hearings involving one of the greatest IT geniuses of our time, CBS’ new bachelor program, BSc in Business Administration and Digital Management, has grown in significance. Through this program, students will have the chance to learn from Mark Zuckerberg’s biggest mistakes and why there are serious dangers involved in “moving fast and breaking things”.
26 Apr 2018
Tobias Schelle is creating a fun workplace for 1000 Indonesians
Tobias Schelle, CBS alum and founder of 24Slides, has a dream to create a company with 1,000 employees in Indonesia. One where they can have fun in the workplace and be involved in the decisions that affect the company. To materialize this dream, he came up with a unique way to hire new employees and keep the existing ones engaged. This lead to a more epic vision. One that spans beyond the scope of his own company.
03 Apr 2018
What does Theatre have to do with CBS? Everything!
It is Saturday and a handful of CBS students and several professional actors are meeting at CBS. Not for reading, studying, or networking. Instead, they are going to shout, cry, wrap ribbons around themselves and be covered in black plastic bags. They are part of CBS Theatre and are getting together to perform a modern adaptation of the Greek Tragedy, Elektra. But why on earth would CBS students do this?
15 Mar 2018
He gave time its own center
Tor Hernes is a time person and the director of the new Center for Organizational Time. Why has he, along with four CBS researchers, decided to found the Center for Organizational Time and why should it be a worldwide establishment? Also, why should companies look to their past to be successful?
28 Feb 2018
No women no tech…
The founders of Women Techmakers, a Google-funded initiative and student society at CBS, believe that companies in the technology sector have a lot to gain by employing women. The organization encourages women from CBS to get their hands dirty and get in touch with tech trends because they want them to remain competitive in the struggle to find a job.
21 Feb 2018
CBS student helping refugees study in Denmark
Devika Singla believes there is a lot of inequality in the world and she always wanted to change that. Now she is doing just that by being a part of Student Refugees, an organization that helps refugees in Denmark get into universities.
02 Feb 2018
Student & Innovation House is itching for your ideas
The Student & Innovation House has gathered DKK 52.5 million to begin renovating their home and is now opening its doors to all of the university students in Copenhagen. The organization is also asking all students for ideas on what to incorporate into the refurbishment of the building.
31 Jan 2018
CBS Professor is bridging Danish and Indian education
Associate Professor, Sudhanshu Rai, is traveling back and forth between India and Denmark for research and to act as an educational bridge between the two countries. Being back in India after living in Denmark for 18 years has resulted in a feeling of reverse culture shock – especially for his stomach.
17 Jan 2018
You can help Spisestuerne prevent food waste
Instead of letting the food from the five canteens at CBS go to waste, you can fill a box for DKK 15. Although the new initiative is facing some challenges, it’s “here to stay,” says the Director of Spisestuerne.
16 Jan 2018
Should we stay or should we go?
Anna Krasztev-Kovacs, Tanmay Singh Madan, and Linda Weiss want to stay in Denmark but so far have faced an uphill struggle. As it is now, 56% of international students from CBS leave Denmark after they graduate
14 Dec 2017
CBS has got all gender toilets signs – what do you think about them?
CBS has decided to change the signs by the toilets at the Solbjerg Plads campus so as to include people of all genders. The newest addition is a person split in two; one half being female and the other male. But for a little while longer a sign with a mother who is changing her baby’s diapers can still be found at CBS. And that is sending mixed messages, explains a gender researcher at CBS.
06 Dec 2017
Around the world in three semesters
Anne Katrine Kiær Troelsen, Philip Piasecki, and Winnie Cheung are spending the next three semesters studying in Denmark, Hong Kong, and the USA as a part of the program called GLOBE. They are taking their place among 54 hand-picked undergraduates who get the chance to travel and Study at the three corners of Earth.
05 Dec 2017
Can odd socks become a start-up? Yes, they can
Alexander Morabbi Wulsch, CBS student and founder of URU Design, grew up in a household where the laundry machine was always buzzing and pairing socks became a daunting task. That's why the family came up with the idea of SOLOSOCKS. Since then, the idea has turned into a business with several employees, a successful crowdfunding campaign, and a new office in Germany. The CBS student shares his thoughts on what he learns in school and how it is woven into the sock start-up.
16 Nov 2017
CBS’ 100 years in 40 minutes
The first ever historical documentary about CBS’ 100 years in the making is available for everyone to see. The film is in commemoration of CBS’ 100 years-old existence and it follows five eras of CBS history.
08 Nov 2017
Why do we speak English in a Danish university?
There is a constant struggle with the language barriers that spring up between Danish and international researchers, staff, and students. Now, CBS is promoting inclusion, information, and identity. The end goal… action!
03 Nov 2017
CEO and founder: “It was a total relief to leave my job”
Henrik Zillmer, CBS alum and founder of AirHelp, didn’t think he had the confidence to start up a company. However, he ended up quitting his job and going for it. Now, AirHelp is spanning over 30 countries. The CBS alum shares his thoughts on tapping into your ambitions and using them as a driving force.
25 Oct 2017
New university building facilitates collaboration between China and Denmark
The Sino-Danish Center (SDC) recently moved into a new building located north of Bejing. The new building will enhance collaboration between Danish and Chinese universities and benefit researchers and students alike, says the Principal Coordinator from CBS.
11 Oct 2017
Once upon a time… 100 years ago
For the first time ever, CBS has a memorial plaque situated in the heart of Copenhagen. 100 years ago today, 1917 on the 1st of October, the first students attended their first class at what would eventually evolve into the prestigious institution that is CBS.
05 Oct 2017
Joining a student organization doesn’t have to be nerve-racking
It can be a little stressful applying to one of the more competitive student organization. Three of the largest and most popular student organizations shine a light on why you should join a student organization and what they are looking for when recruiting students.
03 Oct 2017
Highlights from CBS Entrepreneurial Day 2017
What do drinks with insects in them, microbiomes in your guts, and cloud-based intelligence have in common? We spent the day looking at and trying out the different products and services that student start-ups presented during CBS Entrepreneurial Day 2017. Among other things, there were investors with deep pockets, entrepreneurial cupcakes, and various types of drones.
29 Sep 2017
Good Things Come to Those Who Sweat
CBS Sport, helping students to battle stress, loneliness, and their waistline through team sports and camaraderie. There’s something alluring about sweating with a group of your peers, which tends to create strong bonds. But what’s behind the magic?
28 Aug 2017
“It looks like CBS is not interested in China anymore”
Researchers and students are left with fewer options to collaborate with and get connections in China. This is owing to CBS backing out of a collaboration with 25 Nordic universities at the Fudan University in Shanghai, argues President from CBS Students and CBS professor. But is the collaboration worth fighting for at all?
23 Aug 2017
Budapest: The East-European jewel
Thinking about going to Eastern Europe? According to CBS-student Dávid Fülöp, Budapest has it all. Thermal pools, architectural history and plenty of places to find a hearty Hungarian meal.
12 Jun 2017