Yildiz Akdogan, (MSc in Political Science 2006) Danish politician, Member of the Danish Parliament since 2007.
Svend Auken, (MSc in Political Science 1969) Danish politician. Chairman of the Danish Social Democrats 1987-1992.
Jens-Peter Bonde, Danish journalist, author, politician and Member of the European Parliament 1979-2008.
Aage Frandsen, Danish politician, Member of the Danish Parliament 1971-1975, 1987–1990 and 1994-2005.
John Frandsen, (MA in Music 1982) Danish composer, organist and conductor.
Crown Prince Frederik, (MSc in Political Science 1995) Crown Prince of Denmark.
Søren Gade, (MSc in Economics 1990) Danish politician, Minister of Defence and Member of the Danish Parliament.
Bertel Haarder, (MSc in Political Science 1971) Danish politician, Member of the Danish Parliament.
Lene Hau, (MSc 1986, PhD 1991 in Physics) Danish physicist.
Dan Jørgensen, (MSc in Political Science) Danish politician. Member of the European Parliament since 2004.
Naser Khader, Danish-Syrian politician and Member of the Danish Parliament. Chairman of the Liberal Alliance 2007-2009.
Lars Knudsen, (MSc 1992, PhD 1994) Danish cryptographer.
Johannes Lebech (MA), Danish politician.
Bjørn Lomborg, (MSc in Political Science 1991) Danish author, academic and environmentalist.
Ebbe Nielsen, (MSc in Zoology 1976) Danish entomologist.
Kjeld Philip, (MSc in Economics) Danish economist and politician.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (MSc in Economics 1978) Prime Minister of Denmark from 2001 until 2009. Secretary General of NATO from August 2009.
Tøger Seidenfaden, (MSc in Political Science 1983) Danish journalist. Editor-in-chief at Politiken 1993-2011.
Bjarne Stroustrup, (MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science 1975) Danish inventor, designer and original implementer of the C++ programming language.
Tim Bollerslev, (MSc in Economics and Mathematics 1983) Danish Econometrician. Inventor of the GARCH model.
Nils Malmros, (MD 1988) Danish film director and screenwriter.
Lars Rasmussen (software developer), (MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science 1990) Danish computer scientist, software developer, and co-founder of Google Maps.
Morten Albæk, (MA in History (minor in Philosophy) Group Senior Vice President i Vestas Wind Systems, named one of the 100 most innovative marketing leaders in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the magazine, The Internationalist.
Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, (MSc 1995, PhD in 1998 in Economics) CEO of the Lego Group