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Alliances and strategic partnerships

A strong network of partner universities around the world strengthens DTU's position as an international elite university. The alliances and strategic partnerships are built on in-depth collaboration and is university wide, spanning across research, education, scientific advice, and innovation.

The international collaboration make DTU competitive in a global context, opens up the global job market, promotes visibility and attracts resources and talent from around the world.

Global projects
The international alliances and strategic partnerships enables DTU to offer global collaborative projects for researchers, employees and students:

  • Unique joint education programmes
  • Shared research initiatives 
  • An international network for younger researchers
  • Joint PhD course databases
  • Joint PhD degrees
  • A strategic foundation for achieving external funding
  • Joint Postdoctoral fellowships
  • Possibilities for structured exchange of experience with international partners — in both scientific, teaching and administrative terms.

Selected partners
Since 2006, DTU has worked on being part of especially close, strategic partnerships and alliances with partners where there are mutual benefits in working closer together.

DTU is part of alliances and strategic partnerships with universities from the Nordic countries, Europe and Asia. Furthermore, DTU has a number of close collaborators from different parts of the world.



Anne Mette Holt
Office for Research and Relations
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