University of Copenhagen
About the department
The Department of Immunology and Microbiology (ISIM) is part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen and is physically located in the Panum Building and at the Maersk Tower.
170 scientific and administrative staff members are employed at the Department (2018). ISIM has a revenue of DKK 105 million (2017) of which the majority, 77%, is funding from private partners.
Research at the department ranges from basic to applied research and is contained within the four research areas: Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology and Medical Parasitology (malaria research).
Within the Department you will find centres such as The Costerton Biofilm Center,
LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center, CO-HEP and Centre for Medical Parasitology.
The Department hosts a broad portfolio of courses in immunology, microbiology, basic human biology, cell biology and molecular biology. We also offer online courses and e-learning modules, Eg. Bacterial Biofilm.
Many of our activities are initiated and conducted in collaboration with other departments, universities and institutions.
We cooperate closely with:
As well as many partners across the world, such as the:
We welcome inquiries from the press and are always seeking to advance our cooperation with private companies, international organizations, public institutions and other stakeholders.
Feel free to contact us, and we will do our best to answer your enquiry.
If you are interested in working at ISIM, please have a look at the UCPH Job Bank.
Please find possible vacant positions at the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the UCPH Job Bank.
If you have questions regarding PhD positions please contact the Copenhagen Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences.