In 1829, when Hans Christian Ørsted founded what became the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), he created an eloquent response to an important need in society: to make use of scientific progress in the service of society by applying technology.
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The refurbishment of DTU Library in Building 101 took place in collaboration with the University’s students, who were given a say in deciding what should happen with the rooms. DTU Library has been refurbished so it is possible to either study or take a break on one of the three levels. The central floor area is dominated by a stage, which is used for various events.
If you are liable to taxes in Denmark, you are covered by the Danish social security system. There are however some exemptions and limitations depending on which country you come from and the time you have spent in Denmark.Danish social security system covers everything from family support, support for child care, illness, maternity leave and occupational injury to the national pension scheme.
DTU is situated in Kongens Lyngby which is part of the greater Copenhagen area and employees at DTU thus have access to a great variety of cultural institutions and events.There are several websites with introductions to cultural life in Copenhagen, listings of museums, theatres, restaurants and night life hints to what is hot right now.For a comprehensive introduction, you may wish to consult the website of the The Copenhagen tourist agency, Wonderful Copenhagen.
DTU has a large selection of indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Indoors you can play soccer (football), Indiaca and badminton, dance, sing, attend yoga classes, sweat it out in the fitness centre or get in shape for your next skiing holiday.Outdoors you can play soccer (football), rugby, basket or beach volleyball. You can also go sailing on Øresund or soar through the air in a hang glider. Check out your options on Sports at DTU.
Founded in 1845, Polyteknisk Forening (PF) is the oldest student organization in Denmark. The association represents all engineering students at DTU. Independent of all party politics, PF work closely with the management at DTU to ensure that the students have influence on their education. But PF is also a social organization in charge of arranging e.g. freshers’ trips and running the S-House (S-Huset) in building 101 on DTU Lyngby Campus. The S-House is the student’s house and home to cafés and bars, a host of gaming facilities, hobby clubs, concerts, and annual events such as a football tournament (soccer), Fun Run, Idols and ski trip.
In 2014, DTU was granted an Institutional accreditation by the Danish Accreditation Institution (member of ENQA). The Institutional accreditation assures that the quality assurance system of the institution is well described, well-argued, and well-functioning in practice.
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