DTU is a self-governing university that covers most engineering disciplines and educates engineers at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels.
The University has approximately 1,500 researchers, 6,500 students, 850 PhD students and 650 international students a year. DTU offers 26 English-taught MSc programs and more than 600 other courses taught in English. http://www.dtu.dk/English/education/MSc_Programs.aspx
DTU has a high international standard within the technical-natural sciences, based on 19 individual departments as well as a number of research centres on campus in Lyngby, north of Copenhagen. The departments cover activities in biotechnology, communications technology, management, wind energy, space technology and nanotechnology among other areas.
DTU houses a coherent innovation system that stretches from research and teaching to patents and licensing, industrial collaboration and science park activities.
DTUs mission is to contribute to value creation in society on a sustainable foundation: through collaboration on R&D activities with private enterprises; through applications for patents and establishment of new enterprises and through the University’s education of Master’s students and young, new researchers.
DTU is one of the leading technical universities in Northern Europe, with more than 180 years experience in high level research and education. The university is characterised by having an international environment with students and researchers from all over the world, and a large number of courses and programs taught in English.
DTU is located only 10 kilometres from Denmark’s beautiful capital Copenhagen, within a region of significant cultural and historical inheritance. (www.visitcopenhagen.com)
EU/EEA citizens are not required to pay tuition fees to enrol in degree programs in Denmark as their tuition fees are financed by the Danish government. Students from non-EU/EEA countries must pay tuition fees at institutions of higher education in Denmark. The tuition fee for paying students enrolled in a DTU study program is in 2011: DKK 102,500/EUR 13,500/USD 19,000 per academic year. Living expenses of approximately USD 600 per month are to be covered by the students themselves.
Important dates for the programmes starting the last week of August:
- Late October: online application opens
- Early March: application deadline for all programmes
- Mid April: tuition Fee waivers are awarded to selected non-EU/EEA citizens
- Early June: tuition payment for non-EU/EEA citizens
- Last week of August: induction course for all international students
- First week of September: start of MSc programmes
Please note: we recommend early application as the number of places on the programmes are limited. Applicants for the programmes are selected by the results of their former study (at least a B.Sc. or equivalent), the scientific level of their diploma and their English language proficiency.
Further information and application forms: Technical University of Denmark (DTU) International Office Building 101A DK 2800 Kongens Lyngby Denmark Telephone: + 45 45 25 11 53 Fax: + 45 45 88 80 40