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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Danish, English Housing Options: Apartment
Areas of Study: Accountancy, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, Finance, International Business, International Relations, Law, Management, Marketing Program Type: *UWL-Exchange*
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Program Description:

Experience the rich history and culture of Denmark while studying at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), one of the largest business schools in Europe. If you are interested in enrolling directly in a foreign university, you will find this exchange program an excellent opportunity to take courses in English while learning Danish culture and taking traditional business courses.

The Copenhagen Business School exchange programs offer UWL students the opportunity to study at one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. Students will enroll directly at Copenhagen Business School for a semester, academic year, or summer. Students can select from a variety of accommodation options, from large and small residence halls at different locations throughout the city to private housing. Students also have the option to study Danish language through a crash course before the start of classes or to take a Danish language course during the semester, though the study of Danish is not mandatory.
Location: Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Official Language: Danish
Courses taught in: Danish and English
Population: 1.5 million
Campus size:  22,000 students
International Students: 3,000
Interesting Fact: According to the World Happiness Report 2013,
compiled by the Earth Institute of New York’s Columbia University,
Copenhagen is the happiest city in the world. It also regularly tops
charts of the best place to live.
CBS is internationally accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
The “triple-crown” accreditation.
  1. Meet with a UWL Education Abroad Advisor
  2. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss courses
  3. Complete the study abroad application process
  4. Pay UWL resident tuition
  5. Pay housing and meals to the host institution abroad
  6. Spend your summer, semester or academic year in Denmark!
NOTE: Students MUST first start the UWL study abroad application
process. Students can ONLY start the CBS application process after
our office nominates them.
Students must obtain a residence permit (visa) before entering Denmark, but
can only apply for a residence permit once they have been admitted to CBS.
The nearest Danish Consulate is in Chicago. Keep in mind that the application
process usually takes 2-3months. Learn more about traveling to Denmark @
Travel.State.Gov-Denmark or about the residence permit process here.

UWL DOES NOT arrange student visas. Students are required to independently
arrange for their student visa and need to be aware that this is a TIME SENSITIVE
requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost.
Catered or self-catered residence halls.
Get more information about CBS housing here.

NOTE: Keep in mind that housing is limited; therefore,
students need to apply in a timely manner.

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Would you like to gain a MINOR in Entrepreneurship while at CBS?
Check out this excellent opportunity
(click on Current Course Catalog and choose the right term)
Courses taught in: 
English (Language courses in Danish)
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Corporate & Business Strategy
  • Communication
  • Statistics & Mathematics
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Information Systems
Get more information about courses @ CBS Undergraduate Courses
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore status at start of program
  • Good academic standing
  • Good disciplinary record on campus 
Students who are interested in studying abroad, but do
not meet eligibility requirements, are encourage to make
an appointment with a study abroad advisor. We will assess
each situation on a case-by-case basis.

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Fall: Mid-September to Mid-December
Spring: Mid-January to Late-May
Credits: 12-18

Get exact dates and more information
@ CBS Fact Sheet 2018-19.pdf

Mid-September to Late-May
Credits: 24-36

Date: Late-June to Late July, followed by
an exam period.

Get more info about CBS
International Summer University 
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Student will pay ONLY UWL tuition. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Program Cost at the top of this online brochure for more information.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/21/2019 08/03/2019
NOTE: Class period goes from June 25 to July 25.
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2019 12/20/2019
NOTE: Dates are tentative. Final dates will be sent by CBS during the application process.
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2019 06/12/2020
NOTE: Dates are tentative. Final dates will be sent by CBS through the application process.
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/20/2020 06/12/2020
NOTE: Dates are tentative. Final dates will be sent by CBS during the application process.
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.