Education and training

Center for Healthy Aging contributes with different educational initiatives at both pre- and post-graduate level.




























Are you interested in accelerating your research and solving future healthcare challenges?

University of Copenhagen is part of an EIT Health Labelled PhD Programme, which is seeking 25 top PhD students who are interested in building competences within innovation and entrepreneurship, to accelerate their research and solve future healthcare challenges.

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Are you interested in making either your Bachelor’s, Master’s or Research Year’s assignment on aging-related issues? Then researchers from Center of Healthy Aging can be your supervisors.

Center for Healthy Aging is an interdisciplinary research center closely linked with the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The center focuses on research into aging for better health and reduced frailty throughout life. The research produce new knowledge on how more people can live healthy lives and enjoy a robust old-age. The multidisciplinary research tracks investigate biomedical, social and psychological causes of healthy aging, and this knowledge will form the basis for new initiatives for both prevention and treatment.

Key research questions at Center for Healthy Aging

  • How can we ensure that we live and age well over the course of a lifetime?
  • How should we explain the biology of aging?
  • How do we minimize age-related diseases?
  • How do we encourage people to take care of their health and enjoy more healthy, active years of their life?

The center includes three research tracks and a number of interdisciplinary activities. The three tracks are all seeking new knowledge about how more people can have a healthy life and healthy aging.

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Further information

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