Copenhagen Business School Exchange, Denmark

The International Office welcomes over 2,000 international exchange students to Copenhagen Business School (CBS) each academic year, creating a very exciting and international environment for students and staff alike.

CBS is one of the three largest business schools in Northern Europe.  In 2009, CBS was ranked number three in the world after Harvard and London Business Schools by Eduniversal, which is part of the French consultancy SMBG which ranks the world’s 1,000 best business schools every year.

Program Curriculum

Students take four courses (16 credits total), at least two of which must be management courses approved by SMG as SMG equivalent courses.  Students are also encouraged to take a Danish language crash course.  This program does not include an internship.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: mid August to late December
  • Spring Semester: mid January to mid June
  • To accommodate international students coming to CBS there are a variety of accommodation options from large and small residence halls at different locations throughout the city to private housing (available in the fall semester only).
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester & Academic Year: March 15 
  • Spring Semester: September 15

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Program Staff

The Copenhagen Business School Exchange is administered by staff at Boston University. A program manager oversees the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Copenhagen. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations.