Introduction Week for Exchange students

Sign up for DTU introduction Week, a 5-day welcome event for new Exchange Students, and give your student life at DTU a jump start.

Intro for new MSc students at DTU


Introduction Week is designed to give you a solid start to your studies at DTU. With activities that give ample room for networking and socialization along with need-to-know information to get you primed for your student life at DTU.

At Introduction Week you are given a Buddy Group led by a current DTU Student who will facilitate social networking and assist in any questions or concerns you may have. Buddy Groups normally consist of around 15 new Exchange Students with various nationalities. The group continues throughout the semester and offers you a great ‘base’ and support group. 


22nd - 26th of January 2024


At DTU Lyngby Campus

Sign up here

Participation in the event is free, but signing up for the event is required. The deadline is 11th of January 2024 at 11:59 pm.

Programme for the Introduction Week

Day 1

Monday 22nd - Welcome Day

  • 10:00 am: Buddy Bonding
    Meet with your Buddy Group, Buddy facilitates ice-breaking games 
  • 11:00 am: Welcome Speeches
    By the President of DTU, the Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs, and the President of PF (Student Union)
  • 11:45 am: Culture Talks
    Fun and interactive session about the Danish and world-wide cultures. Differences and similarities in multi-cultural groups and more
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: On 'Board' with the Culture Stuff
    Fun board game which explores perspectives, conversations and dilemmas through everyone's eyes.
  • 4:30 pm: Free Time
Day 2

Tuesday 23rd - Campus Day

  • 10:00 am: Buddy Bonding
    Meet with your Buddy Group, play some ice-breaking games or just chill.
  • 11:00 am: Campus Tour & Fair
    A trip around the 4 quadrants of DTU Lyngby campus. In the main Building you get familiar with the DTU Library, the Career Center and the Book Store as well as the various association and clubs at DTU - everything from sports to board game clubs
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: Campus Tour - continued
  • 4:30 pm: Free Time
Day 3

Wednesday 24th - "Hygge Day"

  • 10.00 am: Buddy Bonding
    Meet with your Buddy Group, play some ice-breaking games or just chill.
  • 11.00 am: IntrOlympics
    Compete against other buddy groups just like in the Olympics.
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: Team Building:
    Throughout your semester(s) you would be involved in group works. Thus, it is important to understand how groups work. This activity will help you identify how to build a team from a group.
  • 4:30 pm: Free Time
Day 4

Thursday 25th - Academic Day

  • 11:00 am: ABC - DTU
    Presentations by International Student Services to help you get the best overview of need-to-know as well as nice-to-know information related to being an exchange student at DTU.
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: Danish Culture
  • 4:30 pm: Free Time
Day 5

Friday 26th - Copenhagen Day

  • Time in Copenhagen with the buddy group