Sven Frøkjær

Vice-Dean / Professor

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen


Professional Qualifications

Cand. Pharm. (M.Sc.) (1970) Ph.D., Physical Chemistry (1973) Recipient of The H.C. Ørsted Award (1970) Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics, Royal Danish School of Pharmacy (1991)


Current and Previous Appointments

2012 – present: Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

2007 – 2012: Dean,  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

2003 – 2007: Rector, The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences

1993 – present: Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, DFU

1974 – 1993: Novo Nordisk A/S, Held various positions as research scientist, manager and director within the Novo Nordisk organization

1973 – 1974: Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, DFU


Professional Activities

1993 – 1999: Chairman of the Biopharmaceutical Section, The Danish Pharmaceutical Society

1994 – 1990: Member of the Danish Research Council for Technical Sciences, Committee on Chemistry and Fagligt forum

1996 – present: Member of the Danish Pharmacopoeia Commission

1996 – present: Member of the Drug Registration Committee, Danish Medicine Agency

1997 – 2002: Director, Centre for Drug Design and Transport

1999 – present: Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)

1999 – 2005: Member of the Danish Medical Research Council

2000 – present: Trustee of the Alfred Benzon Foundation

2002 – present: Director of Drug Research Academy


Research and Scientific Publications

Peptide and protein formulation with a special emphasis on particulate drug delivery systems, e.g. microspheres, liposomes and lipid emulsions, and peptide transport across biological membranes including carrier-mediated mechanisms (approx. 90 publications in these fields).


Editorial Boards/Editor

Section editor: European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Editorial board: Pharm.Res, J. Drug Delivery Sci. Techn., and Pharmacol. & Toxicol.