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Five reasons you should attend Summer University at CBS

Is summer time all about hanging out with friends, sipping rosé, and jumping in the ocean? Or is it about burying yourself in books in order to obtain yet another 7,5 ETCS points? Well, at CBS, one version of summertime doesn’t have to exclude the other.

CBS drops 16 places in prestigious ranking

Financial Times ranks CBS as the 51st best business school in this year’s top ranking European Business Schools. That’ is a drop of 16 places when compared to last year. Although there is a technical reason for the drop, a member of the Academic Council thinks that CBS could do a lot better. The director of the MBA programs at CBS also finds the drop unfortunate and emphasizes the importance of good placings in rankings.

CBS receives DKK 25 million to research and research-based teaching

The future looks a little bit brighter for research and research-based teaching at CBS next year, as the Danish government has decided to grant extra money towards research. According to Dean of Research at CBS, Peter Møllgaard, this amount permits CBS to hire extra 30 – 40 new researchers in the coming years. At the same time, he points out that CBS still lacks about a quarter of a billion DKK compared to other universities in Denmark.

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.