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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Estimated Program Costs: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/27/2020 06/30/2020

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 20
Language of Instruction: Danish, English Academic Disciplines: Computational Media, Literature, Media and Communication
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Housing Type: Off-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Cassy McInnis International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
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Location Information

Academic Year:  late August – late June
Fall semester:  late August – early January
Spring semester:  late January – late June

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.


Students who study at the IT University of Copenhagen during the entire academic year only are guaranteed housing in a student residence hall.

  • 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 full-time 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).

Academic Info
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

Grading System
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 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.

Essential Functions of Study Abroad

OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
Cassy McInnis