Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School is an exchange destination for bachelor students of the School of ECONOMICS.

Student experiences

Student Experiences


General website
General information for exchange students

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar 

You can also have a look at the important dates

You can have a look at what to expect of the period of attendance.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Economics and Business
Information about undergraduate courses

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

You have to submit an English language proficiency letter during your application at the host university.

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

Housing assistance

There is a limited amount of housing for incoming exchange students. The CBS Housing Department has access to a number of privately owned dorms. HOUSING application is made via a link sent by e-mail to all registered exchange students. Precise dates will be announced online at . In the fall semester only, the CBS Housing Department facilitates a private housing option as supplement to dorm accommodationPrivate housing is only available in the fall semester.

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 gradeEquivalent grade
-3Super 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. 

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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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