Weeks per Term
OIE Program Adviser
Languages of Instruction*
This university is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
The IT University of Copenhagen is an independent and state-funded teaching and research-based institution dedicated to Information Technology (IT) and the opportunities it offers. The university was founded in 1999 and is situated in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. The vision of the IT University of Copenhagen is to be an outstanding example of how a small university, by being innovative and globally interactive, can achieve a ranking among the best in the world, both in terms of academic standards and in terms of creation of value. The IT University of Copenhagen has about 1500 students and almost 100 researchers all dedicated to the digital world – from Games and Communication to Business and Software Development.
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Housing and Meals:
- Off campus residence halls
- Off campus apartments/rooms for rent
Students who study at the IT University of Copenhagen during the entire academic year only are guaranteed housing in a student residence hall.
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- No meal plan
- On campus dining
The IT University ’s canteen on campus that is open weekdays. Additionally, there are on campus kitchen facilities for students at the IT University equipped with microwave ovens, fridge/freezers and electronic kettles. Students at the IT University have their own bar/café which is used for relaxation, socializing and table football.
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
Courses for this program are set by GT and ITU. Contact the OIE advisor for more information.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
Credit Transfer System
IT University of Copenhagen uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS):
1.4 ECTS credits = 1 GT credits
IT University of Copenhagen uses the standard 7-point Danish grading system:
Copenhagen Grade = US Grade
12, 10 = A
7 = B
4 = C
02 = D
00 = F
-3 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.