An international elite technical university

DTU is recognized internationally as a leading university in the areas of the technical and the natural sciences, renowned for its business-oriented approach, its focus on sustainability, and its study environment.

Developing technology for people


With international elite research and study programmes, DTU is helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.


Founded in 1829 with the mission of creating value for the benefit of society, DTU is an international elite technical university where education, scientific advice, and innovation rest on a solid foundation of world-class research.

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11.200 students and 6,000 employees with focus on education, research, consulting and innovation.

Creating value, welfare, and growth.

About DTU

The University is at the academic and multidisciplinary forefront of the technical and the natural sciences—with new initiatives in a number of demanding engineering disciplines, including sustainable energy technology and life science.

Innovation at DTU

Learn more about start-ups, investment potentials and funding opportunities, DTU Skylab, and Science DTU

Innovation at DTU

Close to researchers and students


Get close to DTU’s research, research infrastructure, and world class educational environment, when we demonstrate and test new technologies and labs at DTU.

Gain insight into current leading international research and development projects and spot the technologies of tomorrow.

We give you access to one of Denmark’s largest high-tech entrepreneurial environments.

Focus 2021:
Green transition

Picture: The first drops of methanol from electrolysis and thermal gasification
14 MAY 2021