Located in the Copenhagen area, DTU is ranked as one of the foremost technical universities in Europe. In 2010, DTU was ranked by the Leiden Ranking as No. 1 technical university in Scandinavia and No. 7 in Europe. For the tenth consecutive year DTU has received a record-breaking number of applications from students who want to pursue a degree from a technical elite university with a global outlook.
Technical University of Denmark was founded by H.C. Ørsted, the father of electromagnetism, in 1829. Just after the turn of the last century, under the headship of the great industrialist, G.E. Hagemann, DTU achieved an international level of excellence. DTU vision is to develop and create value to benefit the society.
DTU offers departments of Aqua, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environment, Food, Photonics, Informatics, Management Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotech, Physics, Space, Systems Biology, Transport and Veterinary.
DTU has elite researchers in all its fields of research with special strength in Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technology, Energy and Environmental Technology, Food Science and Medico Technology and Space and Robotic Technology.
DTU is a relatively small and specialized university of high standards hosting 6.000 students of whom: 12 per cent are international students. With approximately 1.500 employees involved in research and teaching DTU has a remarkable low ratio of students per researcher.
For international students, DTU offers unique advantages:
Technical University of Denmark has established exchange agreements with the following Chinese universities:
If you are a former student at Technical University of Denmark you may join the DTU Alumni Network and connect to former classmates and professors.