Masters Courses Offered by Technical University of Denmark | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    103
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio4
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students2,559
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty2,184

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Choose from 28 MSc programs and 22 joint international MSc programs which are offered in collaboration with some of the best technical universities in Europe and KAIST in Korea.

All MSc programs at DTU are research-based programs at the highest technological level. They have a uniquely flexible course structure and place a unique emphasis on the global markets that are present in strategic alliances, such as the EuroTech Universities, Nordic5Tech, KAIST, and a number of Joint International programs.

DTU promotes health technology programmes. With the Advanced Materials and Healthcare Engineering programme, due to start this autoumn, DTU now offers seven master’s programmes focusing on health with a technological bias.
https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={07564F81-E47B-4256-9209-F99C7DFE7CD8}

Read more about the new programme here: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc/programmes/advanced-materials-and-healthcare-engineering

Students are therefore trained in advanced research methods where they learn to adopt a constructive and critical approach to research findings. They also learn to translate new knowledge into technical solutions and are encouraged to take responsibility for planning and executing projects by participating actively in discussions in order to develop their critical and analytical skills.

By the end of their graduate studies, students will have acquired the qualifications and skills necessary to analyze, synthesize and evaluate theory and experiments relating to complex engineering systems, problems, and solutions. 

DTU boosts its research in automation and robots. The appointment of three researcher and the addition of a brand new Master of Science (MSc) programme significantly strengthens DTU’s work in automation and robot technology. DTU has taken over the MSc programme “Autonomous Systems” from Aalborg University.
https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={D5958191-DF64-453C-B440-A2541489852F}

Read more about the new programme here: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc/programmes/autonomous-systems

Tuition fees

Tuition fees at DTU for a master’s program are €15,000 per academic year which must be paid per semester, or in one lump sum.

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at Technical University of Denmark, special funding is also available. Options include:

Tuition fee waivers. These are very limited and are for new non-EU/EEA MSc students only. Tuition fee waivers are awarded on academic merit and cover tuition fees for two years. To be considered, you must submit a separate personal statement alongside your initial application indicating your interest in being awarded the tuition fee waiver.

Scholarships – DTU offers program-specific scholarships and country-specific scholarships. For a comprehensive list of these scholarships, please visit the DTUwebsite.


Entry requirements

If you’re an international student who’s considering applying to DTU, entry requirements may vary between programs. However, you must ensure that you have completed your undergraduate degree in a relevant or related area to engineering or science. In addition, all MSc programs at DTU are taught exclusively in English – therefore a proven proficiency in English is absolutely essential.

For a comprehensive list of entry requirements to study a postgraduate degree at DTU, including information about the specific language requirements, visit the university’s website.


Admissions process

Before you begin the application process, please make a note of important dates and deadlines in order to ensure your application is considered in time for the upcoming academic year.

Alongside the online application form, you’ll need to supply a copy of your academic degree certificate which must be translated into English by an authorized translator. You must also submit your statement of purpose, up-to-date CV as well as two letters of recommendation.

In addition, all non-EU/EEA applicants must pay a one-off application fee of €100

For a comprehensive overview of the admissions process, please visit the university’s website. Otherwise, contact the admissions team at the university via email: [email protected]


Get your master’s at DTU

For further information: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc



A hands-on, practical approach to learning is very much encouraged at Technical University of Denmark. Which is why students are encouraged to utilize all that the university’s world-class facilities and services has to offer, including:

Databars and workstations

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

Nanoteket – a specialized teaching laboratory for nanotechnology

Skylab - DTU Skylab is the innovation hub located at Lyngby campus at DTU, Technical University of Denmark. We focus on enabling student innovation and entrepreneurship through our three focus areas; student innovation, company collaboration and academia. It is important to us to welcome all DTU students and affiliated students, therefore student innovation include everything from smaller student projects, case solving on courses and student start-ups

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


When it comes to everyday campus life, 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 university bookstore is where students buy their coursebooks, stationery and more, and can even get a 10 percent discount on all purchases. 

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.

It’s also home to 11,538 students, 1,500 of which are PhD students. Combined with exchange students from roughly 180 partner universities around the world and 40 percent of the total cohort being international, DTU’s campus has a truly distinctive international atmosphere.

The campus is a 25-minute bus ride away from Copenhagen, allowing students the opportunity to enjoy the cultural and historical sights of the vibrantly sophisticated European capital. Not to mention getting to know the local Danes who rate themselves as the happiest people on earth, considering Denmark is one of the safest 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, the Campus Village on the Lyngby campus, as well as private accommodation where you can rent a room in a regular family residence. More information about student accommodation can be found on the university’s website.

International students who enroll on the three-year BSc General Engineering program are guaranteed accommodation either at the university’s Ballerup campus or in the immediate area. To ensure guaranteed accommodation, you will need to make sure you submit your accommodation application before the deadline. Additional information is also available at DTU Housing Foundation here

Read DTU’s Student Guide for everything you need to know about living and studying in Denmark.  

If you’re interested in applying to Technical University of Denmark, the admissions process and application deadlines may vary depending on your citizenship and which program you wish to study.


Please note that students who are non-EU/EEA citizens will need to apply for a study visa before arriving in Denmark, whereas students who are EU/EEA citizens will not need to do this.

Application Webinars

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

There’s a worldwide demand for talented engineers, and graduates of DTU tend to find employment fairly quick after they’ve completed their studies. In fact, 42 percent of students secured a job before graduating, whilst 85 percent found employment within the first six months after graduating.

The Career Center at the university offers careers advice and support for students. With CV-drop in sessions, conferences, workshops and case-competitions in close collaboration with industry partners, gaining an in-depth understanding into how the Danish labor market and work-culture works is a huge benefit when it comes to pursuing a career in your desired field

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Choose from 28 MSc programs and 22 joint international MSc programs which are offered in collaboration with some of the best technical universities in Europe and KAIST in Korea.

All MSc programs at DTU are research-based programs at the highest technological level. They have a uniquely flexible course structure and place a unique emphasis on the global markets that are present in strategic alliances, such as the EuroTech Universities, Nordic5Tech, KAIST, and a number of Joint International programs.

DTU promotes health technology programmes. With the Advanced Materials and Healthcare Engineering programme, due to start this autoumn, DTU now offers seven master’s programmes focusing on health with a technological bias.
https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={07564F81-E47B-4256-9209-F99C7DFE7CD8}

Read more about the new programme here: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc/programmes/advanced-materials-and-healthcare-engineering

Students are therefore trained in advanced research methods where they learn to adopt a constructive and critical approach to research findings. They also learn to translate new knowledge into technical solutions and are encouraged to take responsibility for planning and executing projects by participating actively in discussions in order to develop their critical and analytical skills.

By the end of their graduate studies, students will have acquired the qualifications and skills necessary to analyze, synthesize and evaluate theory and experiments relating to complex engineering systems, problems, and solutions. 

DTU boosts its research in automation and robots. The appointment of three researcher and the addition of a brand new Master of Science (MSc) programme significantly strengthens DTU’s work in automation and robot technology. DTU has taken over the MSc programme “Autonomous Systems” from Aalborg University.
https://www.dtu.dk/english/news/Nyhed?id={D5958191-DF64-453C-B440-A2541489852F}

Read more about the new programme here: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc/programmes/autonomous-systems

Tuition fees

Tuition fees at DTU for a master’s program are €15,000 per academic year which must be paid per semester, or in one lump sum.

If you’re an international student who’s interested in studying at Technical University of Denmark, special funding is also available. Options include:

Tuition fee waivers. These are very limited and are for new non-EU/EEA MSc students only. Tuition fee waivers are awarded on academic merit and cover tuition fees for two years. To be considered, you must submit a separate personal statement alongside your initial application indicating your interest in being awarded the tuition fee waiver.

Scholarships – DTU offers program-specific scholarships and country-specific scholarships. For a comprehensive list of these scholarships, please visit the DTUwebsite.


Entry requirements

If you’re an international student who’s considering applying to DTU, entry requirements may vary between programs. However, you must ensure that you have completed your undergraduate degree in a relevant or related area to engineering or science. In addition, all MSc programs at DTU are taught exclusively in English – therefore a proven proficiency in English is absolutely essential.

For a comprehensive list of entry requirements to study a postgraduate degree at DTU, including information about the specific language requirements, visit the university’s website.


Admissions process

Before you begin the application process, please make a note of important dates and deadlines in order to ensure your application is considered in time for the upcoming academic year.

Alongside the online application form, you’ll need to supply a copy of your academic degree certificate which must be translated into English by an authorized translator. You must also submit your statement of purpose, up-to-date CV as well as two letters of recommendation.

In addition, all non-EU/EEA applicants must pay a one-off application fee of €100

For a comprehensive overview of the admissions process, please visit the university’s website. Otherwise, contact the admissions team at the university via email: [email protected]


Get your master’s at DTU

For further information: https://www.dtu.dk/english/education/msc



A hands-on, practical approach to learning is very much encouraged at Technical University of Denmark. Which is why students are encouraged to utilize all that the university’s world-class facilities and services has to offer, including:

Databars and workstations

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

Nanoteket – a specialized teaching laboratory for nanotechnology

Skylab - DTU Skylab is the innovation hub located at Lyngby campus at DTU, Technical University of Denmark. We focus on enabling student innovation and entrepreneurship through our three focus areas; student innovation, company collaboration and academia. It is important to us to welcome all DTU students and affiliated students, therefore student innovation include everything from smaller student projects, case solving on courses and student start-ups

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


When it comes to everyday campus life, 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 university bookstore is where students buy their coursebooks, stationery and more, and can even get a 10 percent discount on all purchases. 

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.

It’s also home to 11,538 students, 1,500 of which are PhD students. Combined with exchange students from roughly 180 partner universities around the world and 40 percent of the total cohort being international, DTU’s campus has a truly distinctive international atmosphere.

The campus is a 25-minute bus ride away from Copenhagen, allowing students the opportunity to enjoy the cultural and historical sights of the vibrantly sophisticated European capital. Not to mention getting to know the local Danes who rate themselves as the happiest people on earth, considering Denmark is one of the safest 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, the Campus Village on the Lyngby campus, as well as private accommodation where you can rent a room in a regular family residence. More information about student accommodation can be found on the university’s website.

International students who enroll on the three-year BSc General Engineering program are guaranteed accommodation either at the university’s Ballerup campus or in the immediate area. To ensure guaranteed accommodation, you will need to make sure you submit your accommodation application before the deadline. Additional information is also available at DTU Housing Foundation here

Read DTU’s Student Guide for everything you need to know about living and studying in Denmark.  

If you’re interested in applying to Technical University of Denmark, the admissions process and application deadlines may vary depending on your citizenship and which program you wish to study.


Please note that students who are non-EU/EEA citizens will need to apply for a study visa before arriving in Denmark, whereas students who are EU/EEA citizens will not need to do this.

Application Webinars

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

There’s a worldwide demand for talented engineers, and graduates of DTU tend to find employment fairly quick after they’ve completed their studies. In fact, 42 percent of students secured a job before graduating, whilst 85 percent found employment within the first six months after graduating.

The Career Center at the university offers careers advice and support for students. With CV-drop in sessions, conferences, workshops and case-competitions in close collaboration with industry partners, gaining an in-depth understanding into how the Danish labor market and work-culture works is a huge benefit when it comes to pursuing a career in your desired field

University highlights

Technical University of Denmark is one of the top Public universities in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. It is ranked #103 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #132
  • 2013
    #=134
  • 2014
    #=123
  • 2015
    #112
  • 2016
    #109
  • 2018
    #=116
  • 2019
    #112
  • 2020
    #112
  • 2021
    #103

Ranking criteria

57.9
Overall
31.3
Academic Reputation
29.7
Employer Reputation
99.9
Faculty Student Ratio
66
Citations per Faculty
99.9
International Faculty Ratio
78.6
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
9,411

50%
50%

International students
2,559

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
2,184

1078
1106

Total students
9,411

50%
50%

International students
2,559

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
2,184

1106
1078

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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