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About the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (IGN) is a part of Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen.
We are about 450 employees, about 2,000 students, and we have a yearly turnover of 330 mill. DKK. We are situated in four addresses on Frederiksberg, on Øster Voldgade in the centre of Copenhagen, in Nødebo in north Zealand, and in Auning on Djursland. Find our addresses.
IGN attends to tasks within research and development, education and supplementary training, public-sector services, innovation, monitoring, consultancy and dissemination as well as international development and environmental assistance.
Research and teaching
The Forest and Landscape College is also a part of IGN, and offers educational programmes, courses, consultancy and development within the field of forest and nature. The Forest and Landscape College also has course facilities.
IGN was established on 1 January 2013 through a merger between Department of Geography and Geology (IGG) with the larger part (85%) of Forest & Landscape (F&L).