2024 Investiture Information


Technical University of Denmark was founded in 1829 and is renowned for its business-oriented approach and focus on sustainability. In 2015, US News & World Report ranked DTU #18 in their list of Best Global Universities for Engineering. There are approximately 10,000 students enrolled (including 2,000 international students). The main campus is in Lyngby, Denmark which is 15 km south of Copenhagen.

  • Dartmouth Engineering students can select from BSc or MSc courses (prerequisites must be met).
  • Teacher/researcher to student ratio is 1:4.
  • Emphasis on combining theory and practice via project and lab work.

Program Specifics


DTU offers 500 courses in English which include courses within these departments:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Management Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Photonics Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Micro and Nanotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • System Biology and more

Example Courses

  • Applied Cryptography
  • Chemical Unit Operations Laboratory
  • Computational Discrete Math
  • Computer Architecture & Engineering
  • Functional Programming
  • Intro to Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Intro to Computer Games Prototyping
  • Intro to Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematical Software Programming
  • Plasma Physics
  • Programming in C++
  • Resource Engineering
  • Intro to Partial Differential Equations
  • Intro to Machine Learning & Data Mining


  • Dartmouth fall term (late summer departure)
  • Corresponds to DTU’s autumn semester (late Aug until late Dec)

Estimated Expenses

$5000 for a semester, including room, board, books, local transportation; plus round trip transportation to Copenhagen: approx. $1000-$1400.