Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

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DTU (Technical University of Denmark) was founded in 1829 by the father of electromagnetism, Hans Christian Ørsted and was modelled along the lines of École Polytechnique in Paris, France.

DTU offers world-class undergraduate and graduate programmes. The BEng (3½ years) and BSc (3 years) are taught in Danish. The MSc (2 years) and PhD programmes are delivered in English.

In 2011, DTU enroled 2,985 new students.

– 1,464 BEng and BSc students,

– 1,112 MSc students and 

– 409 PhD fellows.

DTU Ranking:

- The World University Rankings: 8th in Nordic region, 72th in Europe, number 178th in the World

- The Top European Universities in Engineering: 1st in Nordic region, 4th in Europe, 30th in the World. 

- QS World University Rankings: 8th in Nordic region, 64th in Europe, 150th in the World

Student Accommodation Service:

There are various options for accommodation when working at DTU. In either case, you will most probably need your department to help you out. The housing situation in the Copenhagen area is rather difficult and some may consider accommodation in the area to be somewhat expensive. 

DTU has 13 guest apartments in the DTU area which are meant for guest professors who typically spend 1 to 6 months at DTU. You cannot make direct requests for these apartments by yourself as there is an internal application procedure. Applications are submitted by the individual department.
Visit website for more information.  


Career Service:

The Career Center at DTU serves as a link between you and the business community. Are you about to seek employment? Do you need input in order to get an overview of what your competences really are? Or what you really want? The Career Center can help you clarify what you can use your education for. We can teach you how to write an application and how to seek a job unsolicited.

Visit website to book an appointment. 

Main campus: Anker Engelunds Vej 1, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

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