Campus Roskilde

Roskilde is one of the oldest cities in Denmark.

More than 1000 years ago the Vikings established a trading post that developed into a major town. In the medieval period, Roskilde was one of the most important cities of northern Europe, the seat of the Danish crown and an episcopal residence.

Full-degree Bachelor programmes located at Roskilde Campus (all in Danish)

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Leisure Management
  • Bachelor in Nursing
  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor in Social Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work

Undergraduate Exchange Courses at Roskilde Campus (in English)

More information about the city of Roskilde.


Together with the Danish Arts Foundation, University College Absalon has selected three works of art to decorate the study environment at Campus Roskilde.

The three works of art are

”Parked Camel” by Lars Bent Petersen

The camel has been cast in full size, and is placed by the parking lot. The inspiration for the camel comes from a golden age painting by Danish painter Martinus Rørbye as well as the West’s fascination with the Orient.

According to Lars Bent Petersen, the parked camel is an attempt at making a public work of art, which is inclusive as well as a humorous way to addresses the (post)-global time and reality we live in, whether we want to or not. 

Curtains, showcase, video and movie poster featuring cultural meetings as theme by Gitte Villesen

Curtains in the canteen, a showcase with elements from Gambia in the library, video and movie poster. All four elements are interconnected and together form a work of art.

The work’s stories are based on meetings with the Gambian musician Amadou Sarr’s family, which Gitte Villesen has visited several times.

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Glass decoration by Nanna Debois Buhl

Using the memory palace method, carefully selected photographs of body parts are used to connect several places in the building. The decoration contains 15 photographs of body parts belonging to people of different ages (5 to 87-years-old), as well as 133 quotations that all, concretely or metaphorically, describe a body part. The quotations are taken from medical, literary, philosophical and pedagogical sources.

Read more in "Atlas of anatomy"

Roskilde city in pictures