Education policy

Short master’s programme will exclude Denmark from international cooperation and prosperity

Contrary to the government’s intentions, a four-year model for an MSc in engineering would significantly weaken Denmark’s global competitiveness. This is shown by a precedent in the Netherlands, writes Chair of DTU’s Board of Governors Karin Markides in a column.

On March 2 the government presented a new reform proposal in the field of education. But the plans may weaken Denmark's productivity, competitiveness and economy, writes Karin Markides. Photo: Ulrik Jantzen