University of Copenhagen Exchange, Denmark

With almost 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen is one of the largest institutions of research and education in Denmark. The purpose of the University—to quote the University Statute—is to “conduct research and provide further education to the highest academic level.”

Program Curriculum

Most of the courses offered at the University of Copenhagen are taught in Danish. However, each semester more than 500 courses are offered in English. These classes are primarily selected to be taught in English because of their relevance for foreign and Danish students in international programs. In addition, most of the courses in the English Department (Faculty of Humanities) are also taught in English. Browse courses offered to exchange students at the University of Copenhagen.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: mid August to late December
    Students can make arrangements to take early exams.
  • Spring Semester: early January to mid June
  • Most students at the University of Copenhagen stay in dorms or rent rooms in flats or private homes. The University can offer assistance in finding housing.
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester & Academic Year: March 15
  • Spring Semester: September 15

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Download a description of the University of Copenhagen Exchange. 

Program Staff

The Copenhagen 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.