Technical University of Denmark
SIZE> 12,000 students
DTU (Technical University of Denmark) is an internationally renowned university, and is among the top technical universities in Europe and the World. The University educates engineers at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels and has approximately 2,000 researchers, 10,000 students, 1,500 PhD students and 2,000 international students a year.
DTU was founded in 1829 by the father of electromagnetism, H. C. Ørsted, whose vision was to create a polytechnical institution that would benefit society through natural and technical sciences – with a view to creating value for society. This vision has placed DTU among the top 10 universities in the world when it comes to making collaborations with industry.
BEng and BSc programmes - The BEng is a 3½-year programme which includes a six-month internship. The BSc is a 3-year programme which qualifies students for a MSc programme. Please note that the main language of instruction at the undergraduate level is Danish.
Master Programmes - The 2-year Master programmes are research-based programmes at the highest technological level. In these programmes, students acquire the qualifications and skills necessary to analyse, synthesize and evaluate theory and experiments relating to complex engineering systems, problems and solutions. All Master programmes are taught exclusively in English. Honour programmes are offered by each Master programme.
An emphasis on the global markets is also present in the strategic alliances such as the EuroTech Universities, Nordic5Tech, KAIST, and a number of Joint International Programmes. Combined with exchange students from roughly 200 partner universities, DTU is a university whose campus has a distinctive international atmosphere.
A complete list of Master's programmes offered at DTU are found here.
DTU's main campus is located in Lyngby in a green environment Within the Greater Copenhagen area. It takes just 25 minutes by bus from Lyngby to the centre of Copenhagen, which enables all students to enjoy all elements of the cultural and historical sights of an European capital. DTU Ballerup Campus is located approximately 10 km from Copenhagen and is home to BEng students.
Facts and figures: 2014 – 2015
According to The World University Rankings (Engineering and Technology), DTU is ranked as 2 in the Nordic region, 9 in Europe and 31 in the World.
Research 2014 – 2015
82 registered patens
152 registered inventions
1,249 projects with industry
51 new spin – off companies
For more information on Bachelor programmes, please write to [email protected]
For more information on Master programmes, please write to [email protected]