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Fact Sheet:
Admin Fees: Yes WI GI Benefits Eligible: Yes
Program Sponsor: *UWL-Exchange* Language of Instruction: Danish, English
Areas of Study: Accountancy, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, Finance, International Business, International Relations, Law, Management, Marketing Housing Options: Apartment
Financial Aid Eligible: Yes
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
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 Study 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!
Students must obtain a residence permit (visa) before entering Denmark.
Along with your official letter of admission from CBS, you will receive an
ST1 application form for residence permit as well as instructions on how
to apply. Make sure you follow the instructions provided to you by
CBS regarding the visa process
. The nearest Danish Consulate is in
Chicago. Students must contact the consulate ASAP to apply for their
permit. Keep in mind that the application process usually takes a
considerable length of time (two to three months). Get more information
about the residence permit here.

Get more information about traveling to Denmark @ Travel.State.Gov

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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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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

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  • 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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*Students need to first start the UWL study abroad application process. Students can ONLY start the CBS application process after our office nominates students. 
** UWL doesn't arrange student visas or resident permits. Students are required to independently arrange for their student visa or resident permit and need to be aware that this is a time sensitive requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost. For more information visit Travel.State.Gov.

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 Budget Sheet 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
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 01/20/2019 06/15/2019