“I saw first-hand the mountain of fruit and vegetables discarded by the general markets… it was shocking!”
Reflow, the largest EU coordinated CBS project ever approved, is ending, but for the project’s main architect and coordinator Associate Professor in Management Control at CBS Cristiana Parisi, this is just the beginning. Reflow’s small green interventions give citizens the drive to do more. The project included three-year pilot projects in the cities of Vejle, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, Milan and Cluj-Napoca, and focused on recycling and reusing waste.
04 May 2022
100 years in service of curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge
For a whole century, the CBS Library has been readily assisting students and researchers in gaining knowledge and finding a sanctuary. The centennial has given staff a great chance to explore the library’s rich history and purpose through the years, and also plan a grand celebration.
01 Apr 2022
The perfect fit and a crazy deadline: None of them dared to dream that the paper would be accepted right off the bat
An exceptional master’s thesis inspired two lecturers to assist MSc alumna Julia Köhler in writing a paper. The research paper was published in the prestigious Business Strategy and the Environment journal (BSE).
29 Mar 2022
Outgoing PAC chairman: Huge workloads and lack of support fuel stress and dissatisfaction among PhDs
Two reports from Dansk Magisterforening and PhD Association Network of Denmark and from CBS uncover that major stress issues are causing many PhD fellows to consider abandoning their research. At CBS, the root of the problem is in the workload and overall lack of support from CBS, says outgoing PAC chairman Thomas Skinnerup Philipsen. He urges CBS to consider improving its program.
22 Mar 2022
CBS alumni return in mission to change the world – one serving at a time
Three former students have combined their activism with the wonder of stainless steel and turned it into a thriving business, a finalist spot in a global competition and opened a new market. Now they have returned to CBS for a partnership with Jespers Torvekøkken.
24 Feb 2022
A pandemic can be no match to the struggle, when you are hungry at midnight in Copenhagen
What is it like to arrive in a foreign country not really knowing anyone or how things work? Two newly arrived students share their thoughts on going on a challenging cultural exchange.
15 Feb 2022
Sofie Carsten Nielsen: “CBS is a great case of everything wrong with the agreement”
The Leader of The Danish Social Liberal Party (Det Radikale Venstre) visited CBS Students to discuss the consequences of the Regionalization Agreement. CBS Students plans to invite all the parties in parliament to participate in similar debate meetings on campus.
11 Feb 2022
Student rebellion ’22 to mount second huge demonstration in front of parliament to fight regionalization agreement
Wednesday 9 February, students from CBS and other universities in Denmark will urge politicians to veto the regionalization agreement meant to reduce study places at universities in major cities.
08 Feb 2022
CBS Students aims to be a clearer voice for the students and hopes for more transparency with the launch of a Senate
Four new faces are ready to represent CBS Students for the next year. Their joint goals are to secure students the best possible conditions and to make sure that Senior Management listens to student views.
01 Feb 2022
CBS Students strongly criticizes CBS for voiding exams: It is a breach of trust that CBS did not involve the Study Board
“The students’ trust in CBS’ management and the institution is shaky as it stands,” says the president of CBS Students, who hopes that a meeting with Dean of Education, Gregor Halff will prompt CBS to reconsider its decision.
26 Jan 2022
CBS Students: Covid-skeptic teachers have acted inappropriately
"If this situation is not resolved quickly, it will have a clear negative impact on the students' studies,” says Mikkel August Wallind, president of CBS Students.
25 Jan 2022
Two CBS lecturers refuse to teach on campus: Compare Corona passports to Nazi-era Jewish passports
Shortly before the course was set to start, 120 macroeconomic students at CBS received notification that their teachers refuse to teach while CBS requires a Corona Passport on Campus. CBS says students will not be effected by the protest.
24 Jan 2022
CBS students flock to exchange programs in record numbers despite Covid
CBS students are determined to go on exchange and are picking EU programs in record numbers. "They are choosing realistic rather than ‘exotic’ options," says Scott Lewis from the International Office at CBS.
12 Jan 2022
Bursting the bubble of success: How a global phenomenon changed a district into a bio-poor zone and created inequality
When CBS professor Stefano Ponte was trapped in Covid lockdown in the spring of 2020, he decided to study the unprecedented success of Prosecco wine as well as the hidden costs. “For those living in houses next to the vineyards, property prices are declining because no one wants to live next to a place where they spray 20 times a year," he says.
12 Jan 2022
Student Rebellion at CBS to meet with parliament committee and Minister of Higher Education and Science
“I hope that for 15 minutes they will listen closely to our points and arguments on the issue and not just brush us off by repeating the usual tame responses,” says Laura Friis Tørsleff, a Student Rebellion initiator at CBS.
11 Jan 2022
Gregor Halff says goodbye CBS and hello Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
After 4 years, Gregor Halff, Dean of Education at CBS is leaving his position and returning to his native Holland in April.
03 Jan 2022
CBS: Exams in January will all be online due to escalated Covid outbreak
The rise in Covid-19, and the probability of more restrictions in the weeks ahead, has forced Senior Management to reevaluate a previous decision to hold in-person written exams. Preparations are underway for all exams in January to take place online.
16 Dec 2021
Error in processing of 222 MSc students’ applications – CBS offers a change of lines
Now, 222 students can change to their first choice of MSc line. Head of studies is sorry about the administrative error and says merits will be transferred with no added study time, if students choose to switch.
16 Dec 2021
New possibility for corona passport dispensation resolves gap that left students in no-man’s land
Students who have recently been infected with COVID-19 but are symptom free and out of isolation are no longer barred from exams if they cannot show a corona passport. These students can now obtain dispensation. CBS has no figures detailing how many CBS students may have been affected by the gap.
13 Dec 2021
Step away from the modern world and be swept off your feet by fierce coastal winds and views… without leaving CBS
“We’re all caught up in the digital world, so why not let your hair blow in the wind and the frost nip at your cheeks,” asks photographer Janne Klerk. She hopes to inspire students and employees to venture out into Denmark’s nature.
08 Dec 2021
CBS Board approves closure of four programs – now the students will take the fight straight to Parliament
“We believe this is a set-back for diversity at CBS,” says Mads Taudal Nyeng, President of CBS Students. Morten Levinsen, the spokesperson for The Student Rebellion, is disappointed by the lack of support from the Board.
03 Dec 2021
Tivoli and CBS students join forces to troubleshoot a real dilemma
External lecturer Østergaard Jacobsen decided to invite himself for coffee in Tivoli, and bringing 110 of his EMF students along for a marketing brainstorm. Luckily Tivoli was along for the ride.
01 Dec 2021
The Student Rebellion at CBS: We urge the board of CBS to reject the proposal
“The fight isn’t over. We are far from happy with the adjusted plan. The student protesters are in 100% solidarity among the study programs,” says Morten Levinsen from the BSc in Business Administration and Philosophy and spokesperson for The Student Rebellion at CBS.
30 Nov 2021
Senior Management listens to the students and adjusts plan for study place reductions
After massive protests and internal consultations, the Senior Management will no longer close the BSc in Business Administration and Philosophy and the MSocSC in Organizational Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Instead, the study places will be achieved by reducing intakes across several bachelor’s and master’s programs. The new plan will cost CBS around DKK 5 million more a year and will be presented to the Board for final approval on 2 December.
29 Nov 2021
CBS entrepreneurs discover a gap in the market: Digital gallery brings art straight to customers
A longing for the colourful bazars of Turkey, overflowing with products crafted by local artisans, fuelled the idea for a new student-founded start-up that brings local art, in a digital gallery, to everyday consumers.
19 Nov 2021