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Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Summer University

Copenhagen, Denmark
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EA Advisor: 
Katherine Schwarzentraub
Program Overview

The DTU International Summer University offers courses with instruction entirely in English for BSc students of engineering or related natural science programs. There are three three-week periods in June, July, and August, where you typically focus on one course each period. International students are invited to come to DTU for a 1-3 months during which you can follow one or more of the offered Summer University DTU courses.

After you apply in MyEA, you must complete the DTU application and turn it in to Katherine Schwarzentraub.


Visit the Academics & Study Abroad page which outlines key considerations for your academic planning as you navigate different phases of study abroad:

DTU's Summer University offers 70-80 different 3-week courses in June, July, and August. A variety of courses are offered in the engineering field.

Browse UMD course evaluations in the Study Abroad Course Database:


There may be other course offerings on this program that are not currently listed in the Study Abroad Course Database (SACD). 


The Accommodation Office at DTU will assist accepted students in finding housing. They recommend allowing between EUR 600-800 per term for accommodation, depending on the length of your stay and the type of housing available.


Costs for Other Approved Programs are outlined on the Costs of Study Abroad page.

The DTU Summer University courses are charged at the UMD in-state tuition rate (regardless of residency status) and you will have to pay an accommodation fee directly to DTU. Each student should be prepared to cover own living expenses. UMD will charge you for tuition, Education Abroad fee, and international health insurance.

Fall Budget

Cost listed are for fall 2022. 

Application Fee $50
Billable Costs
Billable costs are charged to your student account. They are due based on the Office of Student Financial Services and Cashiering's payment schedule. Be sure to check your statements when they are available.
Education Abroad Fee $500
This fee is charged to your account when the application status is changed from "Accepted" to "Committed." This fee includes Education Abroad services including registration, billing, advising, risk management, and pre-departure orientation.
International Health Insurance $48/month
Tuition $1,600
This fee is charged to your UMD account upon course registration. This fee includes: Tuition, academic and advising support, course related activities, on-campus and in-country orientations,  and teaching services.
Out-of-pocket Costs
Housing (estimate) $800/month
Meals (estimate) $250/month
Passport $165
Expedited Passport Processing $60
Education Abroad strongly advises expedited processing for new or renewal passport applications due to current delays with processing times. 
Visa N/A (for US citizens)
Roundtrip Airfare from MD/DC to Host Country (estimate) $1,200
Course Materials (estimate) $20/month
In-Country Transportation Expense (estimate) $300/month
Personal/Incidental Expenses (estimate) $500/month
Covid Rapid Antigen Test in Host Country (estimate) $50
The cost of a COVID test not prescribed by a physician is not covered by CISI Insurance.
+1,918 for each additional month

To apply to this program, you must complete two main steps:

  1. Submit a UMD approval application - start by clicking “apply now” at the top of this page. This application allows UMD Education Abroad to approve your study abroad program selection so you may earn credit in a program outside of UMD.
    This application will require you to meet with your EA advisor, who will communicate important details related to participating in this program. If you do not complete this application by the stated deadline, you may not receive credit for your study abroad program and will lose your student status for the time you are not studying at UMD.
  2. Apply directly to the program provider. After receiving UMD approval, you should submit the program application directly to the program sponsor by their deadline. Your program sponsor will determine your official acceptance to a program. You must adhere to the provider's timeline, eligibility standards, and application requirements.

After being accepted to your program, your EA advisor will guide you through the course pre-approval process where you will determine which credits you will fulfill abroad.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Summerterm 2023 03/15/2023 01/20/2023