Copenhagen Business School is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Economics.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: Mid August – Mid December
Semester II: Mid January – Mid June
Summer School: End of June – Beginning of August

Areas of study open to exchange students

Economics and Business

CBS Undergraduate now offers 13 economic bachelor courses taught in English. You can combine business economics with culture, politics, tourism, languages or communication (examples):
International Economics
Neoclassical Consumption Theory & Economic Psychology
Service Economics 
International Political Economy
Principles of Marketing
Managerial Economics
Organisation Theory
Management Control Systems
Tourism and Hospitality
Intercultural Corporate Communication
International Commercial Law

International students also have the option of taking Danish language Crash Courses at a fee, offered a week prior to the start of the semester.

More information on ISUP course offer is found under International Summer University - Courses and Exams.

Language requirements

CBS has strict requirements for English proficiency. More information here

Language of instruction: English, Danish, Spanish, French & German

Housing assistance

Housing in Copenhagen is difficult to find and can be expensive. CBS has an housing department.
More information here

Estimated living costs per month

Living in Copenhagen is more expensive than the Netherlands. 

More information here 


Exchange students are required to study 30 ECTS per semester.
A7-point grading scale system is used.
More information here

Grading system

Danish grade Equivalent grade
12 9
10 8
7 7
4 6.5
2 6
0 Fail
-3 Super fail


Number of places available

2 students for 1 semester (only Fall possible)

Health insurance

More information on the Study in Denmark website.


CBS helps with the arrangement of this.
More information can be found in the guide for international students here  and on the Study in Denmark website. 

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands