The Technical University of Denmark
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet; Danmarks Tekniske Højskole; DTH; Den Polytekniske Læraenstalt.
First degree/qualification: Diplomingeniør (bachelor of science) (3.5 years); civilingeniør (master of science) (5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 7/13.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5 year first degree.
Documents required: Official diploma and diploma supplement, or a transcript. All documents in Danish and English.
Description: Instituted 1829 in Copenhagen, moved to Lyngby in 1962. Acquired current name in 1994. Denmark's main engineering institution. Usual admission requirement: upper secondary certificate (studentereksamen) (12 years of education). Alternate admission: 3.5 year engineering college degree, the teknikumingeniør or the akademiingeniør.
|Suggested U.S. equivalency|
|10, 11, 13||Very good||
Grades of 13 indicate perfect marks. Grades of 4 and 12 not used. Only "to date" records will show failures. Thesis or project is required.
Language of instruction: Danish.
- Licentiatus technices (technical licentiate): By research, thesis and examination. Not offered since 1988.
- Ph.D.: 2.5-3 years after the civilingeniør. Began in 1992.
Last updated: May 09, 2005