Denmark's first polytechnic Denmark's first polytechnic

The Technical University of Denmark, often simply referred to as DTU, is a university just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions, and the best engineering university in Scandinavia.


Quick Facts:

Location: Lyngby, Copenhagen Denmark
City Population: 1, 2 million
University Population: 7700
Climate: Copenhagen is in the oceanic climate zone. Copenhagen's weather is subject to low-pressure systems from the Atlantic which result in unstable weather throughout the year.
Nearest airport: Kastrup Lufthavn


Why choose DTU?

  1. DTU is a member of EuroTech Universities Alliance
  2. Lyngby is a lively commercial centre, a university town, a green residential area, and a vibrant centre for culture and recreation.
  3. DTU is ranked as one of the foremost technical universities in Europe