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Copenhagen Graduate Exchange GWSB
Copenhagen, Denmark
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Restrictions: GW applicants only
Cost Estimate Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
 Language(s) of Instruction:
English
 Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
 Level of Immersion:
Fully Integrated
Program Description:

Copenhagen Business School


Is this program for me?

Copenhagen Business SchoolThe Copenhagen Business School is one of the largest business schools in Europe. Founded by the Copenhagen business community in 1917, CBS offers coursework in a broad range of academic areas and is particularly known for its cross-disciplinary research and teaching with expertise in social responsibility, financial risk management, and open innovation. It is one of the first 100 schools to become a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRIME) and is among the most engaged participants.

A Copenhagen exchange is open to all degree-seeking graduate students within the School of Business.

Location

CBS is located throughout the city of Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, which is considered one of the happiest countries in the world. The city is known for its biking culture and serves as a cultural and geographical link between mainland Europe and Scandinavia.

Calendar*

Copenhagen academic year is comprised of two semesters: Fall & Spring.

Fall Semester: mid August - mid December
Spring Semester: mid January - end of June
*Exact dates may vary.  

Courses 

CBS is a Business School in a broad sense of the term and offers many cross-disciplinary courses that are business related in one way or another. Exchange students have access to select core and elective coursework among their specialized masters programs and can opt to pursue a "minor" in close to 10 specialties.  Course listings for the fall semester are normally available on or before May 1, and for the Spring semester on or before November 1.

Please consult the CBS website for the most updated course listings available. 

Language of Instruction

Courses are taught in English or Danish.  A Danish Crash Course is offered the week prior to the Introduction week.  The Crash Course is a 20 hours intensive Danish language class. There is a reduced fee of approx. DKK 1300 for the Danish Crash Course for students from partner universities.  Note that GWSB students cannot earn GW credits for participation in language coursework.

Housing

Exchange students may submit an application for student housing to CBS to live in a variety of accommodation options including: residence halls, smaller residences and private housing throughout the city.  More information on housing available HERE.

Career Development*

Exchange students have access to Copenhagen's career services center.  Exchange students are strongly encouraged to meet with The F. David Fowler Career Center prior to departure for the exchange. 

More Information

This exchange is managed by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.  Please contact sbintl@gwu.edu to make an appointment with an advisor prior to applying. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found on our website.

Application Deadline:

Fall Exchange - March 15th
Spring Exchange - September 15th