Sydannsk University Overview

The University of Southern Denmark welcomed the first students onto the campus in Odense in September 1966, and things have developed by leaps and bounds ever since.

Now having  five faculties with more than 27,000 students, almost 20% of whom are from abroad, and more than 4,000 employees distributed across our main campus in Odense and regional campuses in Slagelse, Kolding, Esbjerg and Sønderborg. Several international studies document that the University research is world-class and it is one of the top fifty young universities in the world.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with the University of Southern Denmark for the School of Management and the department of Business.

Subject Suitability

This destination is an option for students studying Business Management. 

Please note that places and availability can change annually so specific destinations can’t be guaranteed.

Key Information


Semester 1 Semester 2
 1st September 2018 - January 2019  1st February 2019 -  June 2019

Application Deadline: 01/05/2018 for Semester 1 and 01/11/2018 for Semester 2.

Please note: the Orientation Sessions are held few days prior to each Semester start.


The cost of living in Denmark will vary depending on your lifestyle and habits.

Living expenses on average per month – costs in Euros


 €290 - 370


 €270 - 340



Others (for books)

 €70 - 80


 €670 - 830

Miscellaneous: Please find more information at Practical Information for international exchange students.


At SDU we guarantee to find accommodation for incoming exchange students if you apply online by the deadlines.

Accommodation Deadlines: 

  • 01/05/2018 for Semester 1 (Sept. – Jan.)
  • 01/11/2018 for Semester 2 (Feb. - June)

For information, please contact: 

Erasmus+ Grant - approx 280-430€

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2017-18 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 380 euros per month for study, or up to 430 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.