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We have three partner schools in Denmark. Please select below for further information:

 

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)


Why should I study here?

  • Ranked the #2 university in Denmark and #99 around the world (QS 2022).
  • Found in 1829 as Denmark’s first polytechnic and its main campus is located about 12 kilometres north of Copenhagen in a town called Lyngby. The campus is known for its natural beauty with wooded areas, squares and inner courtyards and gardens and is even known as the University in the Forest!
  • DTU is known for its practical, hands-on learning with students supporting the Roskilde Festival and many sustainability projects.
  • Known for its vibrant campus life with many clubs and associations, lots of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities and even a 5 km jogging trail!

What majors/plans would be a good fit for this school? 

DTU has math and science courses available in English. Students would be able to find math faculty courses in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science  (applied mathematics, computer science, geometry, mathematical modelling, optimization and statistics). Math/Business students could find some appropriate courses in the Department of Technology, Management and Economics. 

General information 

Please review the Waterloo Passport page for this school.

Transfer credit information 

In Europe, full-time course load is typically 30 ECTS (European credits), and exchange students at DTU are expected to take 30 credits per a term with 5-6 ECTS being equivalent to 0.5 units at Waterloo.

Courses taken and equivalents

Course taken abroad Waterloo equivalent Approval

02158 Concurrent programming

CS 343

July 2019

02450 Introduction to machine learning and data mining

CS 480

July 2019

02502 Image analysis

CS 484

July 2019

02562 Rendering - introduction

CS 488

July 2019

02601 Introduction to Numerical Algorithms

CS 370

July 2019

Last updated: 29 October 2021
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University of Copenhagen


Why should I study here? 

  • Ranked the #1 university in Denmark and #79 around the world (QS 2022).
  • Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the second-oldest university in Scandinavia.
  • The university has four main campuses located in the Capital Region of Denmark, including expansive botanical gardens dating from the 1800s. Each campus is easily accessible by bike or public transit.
  • 39 Nobel laureates and 1 Turing Award have affiliations with the University of Copenhagen (as students, alumni or faculty) and at least 24 prime ministers of Denmark count among the school’s alumni.

What majors/plans would be a good fit for this school? 

Copenhagen has math and computer science courses available in English. Students can find appropriate courses in the Department of Computer Science and Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Faculty of Science. Students in Applied Mathematics may appreciate studying in the Niels Bohr Institute that specialises in quantum mechanics. 

General information 

Please review the Waterloo Passport page for this school.

Transfer credit information 

In Europe, full-time course load is typically 30 ECTS (European credits), and exchange students at Copenhagen must choose courses from no more than 2 different Faculties. Courses are usually weighted at 7.5 units so students would generally take 4 courses at Copenhagen. To earn 2.5 units of transfer credit at Waterloo, you will need to complete 4 courses (generally worth 7.5 ECTS each) at Copenhagen. If you take 4 courses at Copenhagen then you will receive the course equivalency for each course and then your fifth credit will be MISC 2xx to account for the fact you wouldn’t take more than 30 ECTS at Copenhagen. MISC 2xx can be used as a non-math course or elective. If you take less than 4 courses, then you will only receive the credit for the courses you take.

Courses taken and equivalents 

Math hasn’t sent any students to Copenhagen in the past five years, so we have no current course equivalencies. If you’re matched to this school, then you can follow the course approval process to obtain course equivalencies. 

Last updated: 29 October 2021
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University of Southern Denmark


Why should I study here?

  • Ranked the #3 university in Denmark (QS 2022), the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) was formed in 1966 which makes it a similar age to the University of Waterloo!
  • SDU has six campuses located in the southern part of Denmark with the Odense campus considered the main campus. Courses are offered in English at the following campuses: Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg and Sønderborg, so there is no need to be fluent in Danish to study here.
  • The main campus is in Odense which is considered to be the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson. Odense has a lively atmosphere with more than 20,000 students calling the town home.

What majors/plans would be a good fit for this school? 

Students can find math and computer science courses in the Faculty of Science at SDU with many courses offered in English. Students enrol in one home faculty at SDU and must take two-thirds of their courses in their home faculty.

General information 

Please review the Waterloo Passport page for this school.  

Transfer credit information 

In Europe, full-time course load is typically 30 ECTS (European credits) and courses are generally weighted at 5 ECTS or 10 ECTS at SDU with 5-6 ECTS being equivalent to 0.5 units at Waterloo. 

Courses taken and equivalents 

Math hasn’t sent any students to SDU in the past five years, so we have no current course equivalencies. If you’re matched to this school, then you can follow the course approval process to obtain course equivalencies. 

Last updated: 29 October 2021
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