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Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Spring 2020
  • Fall 2020
  • Academic Year 2020-21
  • Spring 2021


Alayne Prine

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning, Engineering


DTU Exchange


Opportunity Description

Study engineering in one of the most dynamic and innovative technical universities in Europe

What is Unique about DTU?

  • Stay on track to graduate with major-approved courses: over 400 courses in English
  • World-class research facilities
  • Emphasis on collaborative, hands-on learning, combining theory and practice
  • At the forefront of sustainable technology

What is Unique about Denmark?

Denmark is continuously at or near the top of several enviable lists: World's Happiest Countries, World's most Peaceful/ Safest/ Least Corrupt Countries, and Countries with the highest-level English proficiency. 

On the DTU campus, you will be in a student-centered community with Danish and international students from around the world.  The campus is located 15 km from the capitol city of Copenhagen, known for its canals, pedestrian streets, and bicycle culture.

How do I choose among programs?

  • See the Office of Global Learning’s “Selecting a Program” page for information on program types and considerations
  • Use the search features on the Experience Cornell  Opportunities page to filter for programs approved by your college, and by particular subject areas
  • Go to the “Get Advice” page for information on drop-in advising hours, scheduling an advising appointment, returned student contacts, and college advisors for study abroad
  • Find out about upcoming events, check out FAQs, and read stories from returned study abroad students

How do I apply?

Applying to study on an exchange program is a two-step process. The Cornell approval process must be complete before your program advisor in the Office of Global Learning can submit your nomination to the exchange partner.  Exchanges may have limited spaces, so early applications are encouraged.

  1. For Cornell approval and nomination, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by your college and the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this page, or earlier, if filled.
  2. Once nominated by Cornell, complete an external application specifically for exchange students Schools typically admit the students nominated by exchange partners, but you must complete this process for them to review your application and offer you a place.