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The University of Copenhagen Faculty of Health Sciences (Danish: Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet Københavns Universitet) houses ten academic departments that focus on the theoretical aspects of research and teaching. Clinical research and teaching are carried out at University hospitals in the Copenhagen area and are co-ordinated by the University Clinical Centre, which is divided into six clinical departments. Both the theoretical and the clinical elements of dental training are carried out at the Institute of Dentistry.The Faculty produces graduates in medicine, and dentistry in addition to MSc programs in human biology, and public health. Also, the Faculty offers a Master's degree in public health, Bachelor's and further degrees in Public Health in addition to a Master's degree in International Health.The Faculty runs a central library, the Panum Library, for teachers and students.
The seal The seal of the faculty contains the following textwhich is written in a circle around the rod of Asclepius which is an ancient Greek symbol associated healing the sick with medicine. It consists of a serpent entwined around a staff. The staff is a symbol of authority, while the serpent, which in shedding its skin signifies rebirth and fertility. Asclepius is the god of medicine in ancient Greek mythology.
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