Technical University of Denmark : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    99
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio4
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students2,495
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty2,219

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Technical University of Denmark (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. This vision has since established DTU as an internationally renowned institution amongst the top technical universities in Europe and in the world. DTU emphasizes the development of value-creating technology for people and for society, which is expressed in the university's close collaboration with business and industry.

Technical University of Denmark educates engineers from bachelor’s, to master’s all the way through to PhD level, specializing in engineering and science. All teaching, supervision, and course development at the university is carried out by more than 2,200 professors and lecturers who are themselves active researchers. 


News:

H.C Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism characterizes this year’s DTU RoboCup: https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={DCAD5E30-0B43-4813-8005-5C6C7DD218F3}

DTU is helping detect emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring: https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={237E7264-0E85-4978-97A8-008ED0364FB7}

COVID-19 Information:

DTU is following the COVID-19 situation and its impact closely, please consult our webpage dtu.dk to get the latest updates.
For more information from the Danish authorities about COVID-19
 and up-to-date rules and regulations, please visit coronasmitte.dk .

Technical University of Denmark encourages hands-on, practical approaches to learning. DTU believes strongly in the academic merits and innovative mindset of students, and students are always encouraged to take use of the university's world-class facilities and services, including:

Skylab - DTU Skylab is the innovation hub located at Lyngby campus at Technical University of Denmark. Skylab focuses on enabling student innovation and entrepreneurship through three focus areas; student innovation, company collaboration and academia. All DTU students and affiliated students are welcomed, and Skylab opens its doors to all levels of student innovation, from smaller student projects and case-solving for courses to student start-ups and world-changing ideas.

Databars and workstations

Full-scale test facilities and centers for wind turbines, ocean vessels and anechoic chambers

Nanoteket – a specialized teaching laboratory for nanotechnology

Career Centre - The Career Centre focuses on helping students accelerate their career, whether it be finding a student job or assisting in CV and job application writing. Throughout the semester, the Career Centre arranges events that create bridges between students and the business sector, such as Career Weeks, Student Job Bazars, and Diversity Days.

DTU Library - The university library houses over one million scientific articles and e-books, with individual study spaces as well as private study rooms for group work. The libraries at both the Lyngby and Ballerup campuses are accessible 24/7 with an active student card.

The university bookstore -  The university bookstore is where students buy their course books, stationery and more. The bookstore offers a 10 percent discount on all purchases for students. 

Check out the university’s website for more information about its research facilities

360 degree campus tour of DTU

The university’s main campus is based in Lyngby in the northern suburbs of the country’s capital, Copenhagen – a location which boasts great natural beauty and is surrounded by wooded areas, sports fields, inner courtyards, as well as tranquil gardens.

12,899 students at the bachelor's and master's levels study at DTU. In addition, 1,453 PhD students are currently enrolled. DTU's campus has a truly distinctive international atmosphere: around 44% of the university's MSc students are international, and the university hosts exchange students from roughly 120 partner universities around the world. DTU emphasizes the possibility to go abroad at all levels of education, e.g. as exchange students or by studying a Joing International MSc programme.

The campus is a 25-minute bus ride away from Copenhagen, allowing students the opportunity to enjoy the cultural and historical sights of the vibrant European capital. With low crime rates, an efficient and free health care system, and bike lanes as a natural part of the infrastructure, Denmark presents a safe environment for students. Combined with the cultural emphasis on work-life balance, Denmark is considered as one of the happiest countries in the world.

When it comes to student accommodation at DTU, there are a number of options available: halls of residence, shared student housing, as well as private accommodation where you can rent a room in a normal family residence. International students at the BSc and MSc levels are offered guidance by the International Accommodation Office (Boligfonden DTU)  either on- or off-campus. Please visit the International Accommodation Office's webiste for further information.

Prospective students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with DTU’s Student Guide for an overview of everything you need to know about studying at DTU and living in Denmark.

You may also visit  the International Student Blog to read blogs written by current international students at DTU.

If you are interested in applying to Technical University of Denmark, the admissions process and application deadlines may varies depending on your citizenship and which programme you wish to study. Please visit the university's website for up-to-date information.

Please note that students who are non-EU/EEA citizens need to apply for a residence permit before arriving in Denmark, whereas students who are EU/EEA citizens do not need to do this. Admitted students will receive more information on how and when to apply for a residence permit after admission.

Application Webinars

DTU hosts application webinars to offer guidance and advice about the application process.

There is a worldwide demand for talented engineers, and graduates of DTU tend to find employment quickly after graduation. In fact, 42 percent of students secure a job before graduating, whilst 85 percent find employment within the first six months after graduating.

The Career Centre at the university offers careers advice and support for students, including CV-drop in sessions, conferences, workshops and case-competitions in close collaboration with industry partners. In this way, students can gain an in-depth understanding of the Danish labour market and world culture prior to graduation. The Career Centre also assists students who are looking for student jobs while studying at DTU.

About

Technical University of Denmark (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. This vision has since established DTU as an internationally renowned institution amongst the top technical universities in Europe and in the world. DTU emphasizes the development of value-creating technology for people and for society, which is expressed in the university's close collaboration with business and industry.

Technical University of Denmark educates engineers from bachelor’s, to master’s all the way through to PhD level, specializing in engineering and science. All teaching, supervision, and course development at the university is carried out by more than 2,200 professors and lecturers who are themselves active researchers. 


News:

H.C Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism characterizes this year’s DTU RoboCup: https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={DCAD5E30-0B43-4813-8005-5C6C7DD218F3}

DTU is helping detect emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring: https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={237E7264-0E85-4978-97A8-008ED0364FB7}

COVID-19 Information:

DTU is following the COVID-19 situation and its impact closely, please consult our webpage dtu.dk to get the latest updates.
For more information from the Danish authorities about COVID-19
 and up-to-date rules and regulations, please visit coronasmitte.dk .

Technical University of Denmark encourages hands-on, practical approaches to learning. DTU believes strongly in the academic merits and innovative mindset of students, and students are always encouraged to take use of the university's world-class facilities and services, including:

Skylab - DTU Skylab is the innovation hub located at Lyngby campus at Technical University of Denmark. Skylab focuses on enabling student innovation and entrepreneurship through three focus areas; student innovation, company collaboration and academia. All DTU students and affiliated students are welcomed, and Skylab opens its doors to all levels of student innovation, from smaller student projects and case-solving for courses to student start-ups and world-changing ideas.

Databars and workstations

Full-scale test facilities and centers for wind turbines, ocean vessels and anechoic chambers

Nanoteket – a specialized teaching laboratory for nanotechnology

Career Centre - The Career Centre focuses on helping students accelerate their career, whether it be finding a student job or assisting in CV and job application writing. Throughout the semester, the Career Centre arranges events that create bridges between students and the business sector, such as Career Weeks, Student Job Bazars, and Diversity Days.

DTU Library - The university library houses over one million scientific articles and e-books, with individual study spaces as well as private study rooms for group work. The libraries at both the Lyngby and Ballerup campuses are accessible 24/7 with an active student card.

The university bookstore -  The university bookstore is where students buy their course books, stationery and more. The bookstore offers a 10 percent discount on all purchases for students. 

Check out the university’s website for more information about its research facilities

360 degree campus tour of DTU

The university’s main campus is based in Lyngby in the northern suburbs of the country’s capital, Copenhagen – a location which boasts great natural beauty and is surrounded by wooded areas, sports fields, inner courtyards, as well as tranquil gardens.

12,899 students at the bachelor's and master's levels study at DTU. In addition, 1,453 PhD students are currently enrolled. DTU's campus has a truly distinctive international atmosphere: around 44% of the university's MSc students are international, and the university hosts exchange students from roughly 120 partner universities around the world. DTU emphasizes the possibility to go abroad at all levels of education, e.g. as exchange students or by studying a Joing International MSc programme.

The campus is a 25-minute bus ride away from Copenhagen, allowing students the opportunity to enjoy the cultural and historical sights of the vibrant European capital. With low crime rates, an efficient and free health care system, and bike lanes as a natural part of the infrastructure, Denmark presents a safe environment for students. Combined with the cultural emphasis on work-life balance, Denmark is considered as one of the happiest countries in the world.

When it comes to student accommodation at DTU, there are a number of options available: halls of residence, shared student housing, as well as private accommodation where you can rent a room in a normal family residence. International students at the BSc and MSc levels are offered guidance by the International Accommodation Office (Boligfonden DTU)  either on- or off-campus. Please visit the International Accommodation Office's webiste for further information.

Prospective students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with DTU’s Student Guide for an overview of everything you need to know about studying at DTU and living in Denmark.

You may also visit  the International Student Blog to read blogs written by current international students at DTU.

If you are interested in applying to Technical University of Denmark, the admissions process and application deadlines may varies depending on your citizenship and which programme you wish to study. Please visit the university's website for up-to-date information.

Please note that students who are non-EU/EEA citizens need to apply for a residence permit before arriving in Denmark, whereas students who are EU/EEA citizens do not need to do this. Admitted students will receive more information on how and when to apply for a residence permit after admission.

Application Webinars

DTU hosts application webinars to offer guidance and advice about the application process.

There is a worldwide demand for talented engineers, and graduates of DTU tend to find employment quickly after graduation. In fact, 42 percent of students secure a job before graduating, whilst 85 percent find employment within the first six months after graduating.

The Career Centre at the university offers careers advice and support for students, including CV-drop in sessions, conferences, workshops and case-competitions in close collaboration with industry partners. In this way, students can gain an in-depth understanding of the Danish labour market and world culture prior to graduation. The Career Centre also assists students who are looking for student jobs while studying at DTU.

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University highlights

Technical University of Denmark is one of the top Public universities in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. It is ranked #99 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #132
  • 2014
    #=134
  • 2015
    #=123
  • 2016
    #112
  • 2017
    #109
  • 2018
    #=116
  • 2019
    #112
  • 2020
    #112
  • 2021
    #103
  • 2022
    #99

Ranking criteria

59.9
Overall
32.1
Academic Reputation
30
Employer Reputation
100
Faculty Student Ratio
75
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
76.6
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
9,322

48%
52%

International students
2,495

87%
13%

Total faculty staff
2,219

1124
1095

Total students
9,322

48%
52%

International students
2,495

87%
13%

Total faculty staff
2,219

1095
1124

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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