Academics who work in the largest urban centers in Denmark fear the widespread job cuts as a governmental impulse to redistribute the students' places to smaller cities and cities reach their birth.

Universities have been forced to write their inscriptions. At Aalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen and Odense by 10 percent by 2030 under a decentralization plan revealed by ministers in May 2021. The institutions remained with the choice of relocating courses or closing them completely.

last week The final The proposal was presented by the University of Aalborg, which announced that it would end the admissions for 18 programs to achieve the objective, including all the programs of Social Sciences and Humanities on its Satellite Campus in Copenhagen.

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    " is A task that we have not desired, and a task that, regardless of how it is resolved, significantly affects our university, "said Aalborg's rector, by Michael Johansen. Vincecanciller Anne Marie Kanstrup said the cuts had been strategically done instead of evenly in all the programs, which would have left Aalborg "a smaller and a little version in poor herself".

    "We are surprised and shaken; we did not see this at all," said Stine Ejsing-Duun, an associate professor at the Department of Communication and Psychology, which is based on the advanced position of Aalborg Copenhagen. The loss of inscription meant that the department of it would face an annual deficit of $ 2.45 million, so the possible dismissals of redundancy were a "great concern for many people".

    "Traditionally, we trust much teaching. Most of us can not get great external scholarships, so we depend on being able to deliver the teaching of our programs," said Hanne Tang, Associate Professor of English and Studies Global in Aalborg. googleg.cmd.push (function () googleg.display ("dfp-ad-article_in_article"););

    The university said it was "still unclear" which will mean the plan for finance and jobs since, as the proposals of other institutions, Aalborg now will form the basis of negotiations between government and other parties politicians.

    "We have tried the best and we hope that the political parties behind the plan are satisfied with that," said Jesper Langergard, Director of Universities Denmark.

    said that most universities had proposed cuts of 5 percentage and 6 percent to the places of students in large cities, below the 10 percent target, with approximately half of the Many new places that are created elsewhere.

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    "We are looking at a general scale of college graduates in Denmark," Langergaard said. "We are still not sure that future students will be interested in studying in smaller cities, and this could cause the amount of labor-educated labor force to take an additional fall than the reduction of the scale".

    OLAV Bertelsen, an associate professor at the Department of Informatics at Aarhus University, said the lack of funds to develop education in small cities and the dislocation of academics from its urban research bases would lead to a Courra de "second rate"


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