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Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Top reasons to study here

  • Today, DTU is ranked as one of the foremost technical universities in Europe, continues to set new records in the number of publications.
  • DTU is an independent and self-governing university with a Board of Governors as its highest authority.
  • DTU is committed to the international exchange of knowledge and works closely with international companies and universities.

History

Founded in 1829 with the mission of creating value for the benefit of society, DTU is an international elite technical university where education, scientific advice, and innovation rest on a solid foundation of world-class research. 

Education

DTU is one of Denmark’s foremost research universities. As such we educate, make innovative discoveries, generate entrepreneurial ideas for improving people’s lives and protect the environment. The University serves as an engine of economic growth and social prosperity and is particularly well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace.

The University is at the academic and multidisciplinary forefront of the technical and the natural sciences—with new initiatives in a number of demanding engineering disciplines, including sustainable energy technology and life science.

Research

With a research profile characterized by depth, innovation, and impact, DTU is at the academic forefront within the technical and the natural sciences.

Special focus is dedicated to a number of global and challenging research disciplines, including sustainable energy technologies and life sciences.

The Unviersity promotes promising fields of research within the technical and the natural sciences, especially based on usefulness to society, relevance to business, and sustainability.

Career

DTU Career Centre can help you make a successful transition from student to employee. Among the services we offer are workshops, networking events, and drop-in CV feedback. 

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Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
15 Mar 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type A - Bilateral Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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Beijing Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 CNY
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
10 Apr 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type B - Silk Road Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Technical University of Denmark (DTU), visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
121 -17
2023
104 -5
2022
99
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
126 40
2023
166 19
2022
185
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
151
2022
151
2021
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
165 -4
2022
161
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The SU Office offers guidance to all DTU students on SU rules, and processes applications for SU, SU loans, youth cards and study abroad scholarships. 

Housing services

DTU is renowned for its vibrant student life. You can join one of the many clubs and activities or attend the Friday bars and the many other social events and festive occasions at DTU.

DTU Lyngby Campus has several student canteens, a library, a bookstore, and unique student facilities such as DTU Skylab. As a student you also have access to Portalen and CampusNet, which will be an indispensable part of your studies.  

Library services

DTU Library in building 101 is a traditional university library as well as a digital library and the Technical Information Centre of Denmark.

The digital library, DTU Findit, gives you access to millions of scientific articles and online e-books. In addition to the more classical library services, including textbook and reference collection.

Medical services

 The Danish welfare system allows international students to receive free medical care during their study in Denmark. 

Campus life

  • DTU´s main campus is in Lyngby, located 15 km north of Copenhagen.
  • DTU Ballerup Campus is located 10 km west for Copenhagen.
  • DTU Risoe Campus is located approx. 40 km west of Copenhagen.
  • DTU Hirtshals Campus location is in Jutland close by the sea.
  • DTU Sisimiut Campus location is in Greenland.
  • Some DTU departments have addresses outside the main campus area.
  • DTU has research and test facilities throughout the country.
Besides the facilities on the four Campuses in Lyngby, Ballerup, Risoe and Hirtshals the university has research and test facilities at the following locations: Nykoebing Mors, Silkeborg, Hoevsoere and Oesterild

Sports facilities

DTU has a large selection of indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Indoors you can play soccer (football), Indiaca and badminton, dance, sing, attend yoga classes, sweat it out in the fitness centre or get in shape for your next skiing holiday.

Outdoors you can play soccer (football), rugby, basket or beach volleyball. You can also go sailing on Øresund or soar through the air in a hang glider. Check out your options on Sports at DTU.

Student clubs

DTU has a wide range of various clubs and associations for both students and staff. 

The following list includes a selection of the various clubs and associations with links to their respective websites—please note that some of the websites might be in Danish.

  • Clubs
  • DTU's Art Association
  • DTU Choir
  • PianoForum
  • Hypatia
  • XFM student radio

DTU was granted an institutional accreditation by the Danish Accreditation Institution (member of ENQA). The institutional accreditation ensures that the quality assurance system of the institution is well-described, well-argued, and well-functioning in practice.

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