The University of Southern Denmark was established in 1998 through a merger involving Odense University, the Southern Denmark School of Business and Engineering and South Jutland University Centre.On 1 January 2006, Odense University College of Engineering was incorporated into the University of Southern Denmark, establishing the Faculty of Engineering.
Having developed international programmes for over thirty years, the University enjoys a vibrant, multicultural environment and a worldwide network of businesses, institutions and researches. Teaching staff have extensive research expertise, ensuring students receive an education of the highest quality.With international degree programmes across five faculties, the University of Southern Denmark offers many study possibilities. Bachelor programmes involve three years of undergraduate study, while master programme involve two years of graduate study. If you want to study abroad for just a part of your degree, you can become an exchange or guest student for a semester or an academic year.
Many thriving research environments within a wide range of areas can be found at the university’s five faculties. SDU has garnered international acclaim for its contributions to a variety of fields, spanning from twin research and robotics to the life and works of H.C. Andersen.Research at SDU serves several purposes.
Firstly, research creates new knowledge and insights into complex issues.Secondly, research supports the education programmes and courses offered at SDU.Thirdly, the results are disseminated so that SDU research can benefit the private sector and the general public.
The COMAC Career Research Unit integrates organizational, managerial and communicative perspectives in research on practices and policies of career development, career education, career guidance, HRM and lifelong guidance. Central concepts and theories are: Employability, Transition Trajectories, Career Competences, New Career Theory, Social Justice and Critical Psychology. Researchers associated with the COMAC Career Research Cluster corporate with a range of different organisations such as European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network, NVL, Municipalities in Denmark (KL), Danish Teacher Organisation (DLF) University Career Centers, Enterprises and many more.
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Danish universities do not have a tradition for on-campus housing. Most students live in student halls of residences situated some distance from campus. An efficient public transport system also makes it easy to travel between your residence, campus and the city centre.
All residents in Denmark are entitled to free emergency treatment, linked to your own personal CPR-number. In case of an emergency, dial 112 to contact the police, the fire brigade or the ambulance. International students living in Denmark for more than three months are covered by the Danish health insurance. It offers free doctor consultations and hospital treatment.
At the multi-campus university you choose which location suits you best. The largest campus is located in Odense, birthplace of world-renowned story-teller Hans Christian Andersen. The remaining four campuses with international students lie in Kolding, Esbjerg, Sønderborg and Slagelse.
Denmark has the highest number of sport facilities per capita among the European countries. So whichever one of our five campus you study in, you’re sure to find an array of both sport and social activities.
The quality system is the collective term for SDU’s efforts to create teaching of the highest quality and the most competence-enhancing learning environment for our students.
SDU’s quality system consists of three basic elements:
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.