Denmark's first polytechnic Denmark's first polytechnic

Why choose DTU?

  1. DTU is a member of  theEuroTech 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.


Quick Facts:

Location: Lyngby, Copenhagen, Denmark

City Population: 1.2 million

University Population: 7,700

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



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 Orsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions and the best engineering university in Scandinavia.