International collaboration is an integrated part of DTUs activities and a prerequisite for DTUs status as an international elite university. A status that is consolidated, and continuously developed, through the work done by researchers, students and the administration.
Internationalization and international collaboration is actively supported to give researchers, educators, employees and students the best possible terms entering into collaborations with leading technical universities from all around the world.
DTU takes actively part in many different networks and project around the world. The aim of DTUs international collaborations is to make use of joint complementary strengths within education, innovation and research.
This is achieved through the development of common practises, facilitation of external funding, international public sector consultancy, collaboration with the industry and through increased mobility among students, scientific staff and the administration.
Through international collaboration, DTU can achieve greater influence and visibility. It creates awareness, trust and respect to collaborate with other well-known technical universities and international organisations.