Overview

Copenhagen Business School

City: Copenhagen
Language of instruction: Danish, English
  • Located in the capital of Denmark, in the Frederiksberg municipality
  • 22,000 students
  • Internationally accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA
  • Modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities
  • Buddy program provides student support for practical matters, organizes social activities

Thinking of studying abroad in Sweden or Denmark? Learn some Danish or Swedish language at UBC before you go!
Or go deeper with a Scandinavian Minor!

Read student reports

Partner university's areas of study

Commerce (UBCV)

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Large selection of courses taught in English
  • Danish Crash Course offered the week prior to Introduction Week at reduced fee
  • During the semester, Danish language courses are offered

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Open to COMM (UBCV) only

Term dates

  • Fall semester: Late August to late December (Quarter 1 and 2)
    • usually exams in December for courses taught in English
  • Spring semester: Late January to late June  (Quarter 3 and 4

Timing

  • A mandatory orientation program occurs at the beginning of both semesters
  • Orientation is mandatory for the summer program as well

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade

02 minimum passing grade

Grading scheme

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)

Full course load information

  • Minimum: 30 ECTS per semester (e.g. four courses of 7.5 ECTS each or two courses of 7.5 ECTS each plus one course of 15 ECTS)
  • According to CBS, exchange students must take a full course load as it's a requirement of the Danish immigration service

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Asian Economics Organization and Competitiveness
Partner course code: BASPO1002U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-04
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: The Economics of the Euro
Partner course code: BHAAV3007U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economics of the Euro
Partner course code: BHAAV 3007U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: Econ 317
Title: The Philosophy and Economics of Inequality in the 21st Century
Partner course code: BA-BPOLV10
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-19
UBC course: Econ 355
Title: International Economics and Competitiveness
Partner course code: BA BBLCO1242E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-04-14
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: BA BPOLO12
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-22
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Foreign Policy of the European Union
Partner course code: BEUBV1001U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Inequality in Europe – a labour market and welfare state perspective
Partner course code: BA BPOLV10
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-12-22
Commerce
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Emerging Markets - Societies in Transition
Partner course code: BASPV1234U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-07-26
UBC course: COMM 291
Title: Statistics
Partner course code: BA-BINBO11
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-28
UBC course: COMM 298
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: BA-BDMAO 2002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-11-12
UBC course: COMM 342
Title: Logistics Clusters
Partner course code: BA-BISHO2011U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2020-10-06
UBC course: COMM 343
Title: Supply Chain Risk Management
Partner course code: BA-BISHO2010U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2020-10-06
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Undergraduate Consumer Behavior and Customer Analysis
Partner course code: BA-BHAAI1003U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-01-09
UBC course: COMM 362
Title: Consumer Behaviour
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV6099U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2021-04-01
UBC course: COMM 365
Title: Marketing Research
Partner course code: BA-BPSYV1036U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2021-04-01
UBC course: COMM 377
Title: Undergraduate International Finance
Partner course code: BHAAI1067U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-01-09
UBC course: COMM 382
Title: Strategic Management of Innovation and Technology
Partner course code: BHAAV5009E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-30
UBC course: COMM 386J
Title: Introduction to Sustainable Business
Partner course code: BHAAV5003E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-30
UBC course: COMM 387
Title: Entrepreneurial Finance
Partner course code: BA AAV2262E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-25
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Creative Industries
Partner course code: BBLCV1030U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-10-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Asian Economic Organisation & Competitiveness
Partner course code: BA-BASPO 1002U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Creative Industries
Partner course code: BBLCV 1030U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-30
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Social Media Management
Partner course code: BINTV 1050U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Big Data for Manager
Partner course code: BINTV 1051U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-08
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management of the Creative Industries
Partner course code: BHAAI 1051U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-18
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Negotiation Skills and Conflict Management - Drivers of success and complexity
Partner course code: BBLCV 1401E
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-13
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Contemporary issues in applied Sales and Price Setting methods
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV 5000U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-31
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Pricing Management
Partner course code: BHAAV 7026U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-02-27
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Language of Negotiations
Partner course code: BA BEOKV1002U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Consumer Behaviour and Social Marketing
Partner course code: BHAAI BHAAI1070U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-07-03
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Consumer Behavior and Qualitative Methods
Partner course code: BA BHAAV2032U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-01-16
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Pricing Management
Partner course code: BA BHAAV7026U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-01-14
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Commercial Law
Partner course code: BA-BJURV10
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-18
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Business Negotiation
Partner course code: BHAAV2645U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Commodity Trade Flows and Shipping
Partner course code: BISHV1001U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Event and Festival Management
Partner course code: BA-BSEMV1137U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-05-09
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Fintech Revolution
Partner course code: BHAAV2703U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-10-22
UBC course: COMM 454
Title: Management Accounting and Control Systems
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV1058U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-12-07
UBC course: COMM 46X
Title: Neuromarketing
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV6019U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-05-09
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Managing Strategically in a Globalised World 
Partner course code: BHAAI1064U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-20
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Managing Strategically in a Globalised World
Partner course code: BHAAI1064U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-01-09
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Strategic Management
Partner course code: BA BHAAV1366U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2020-03-24
UBC course: COMM 497
Title: Business Planning and Development
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV2261U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-26
UBC course: COMM 497
Title: Entrepreneurship and Global Strategy
Partner course code: BA-BINBO3000U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-04
UBC course: COMM 497
Title: Entrepreneurship and Global Strategy
Partner course code: BA-BINBO30
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-31
UBC course: COMM 498
Title: Undergraduate International Business
Partner course code: BHAAI1076U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-09-19
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Markets, Regulation and Security in the Maritime Sector
Partner course code: BISHV1000U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2020-04-29
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: EU law from a business perspective
Partner course code: BA-BHAAV2604U
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-07-19
Science
UBC course: CPSC 3rd
Title: Web Interaction Design and Communication-New Forms of Interaction, Knowledge Sharing and Collaborati
Partner course code: BA-BIMKV 1013U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-01
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Who Owns the Future: Promise and Perils of the Coming Big Data Revolution
Partner course code: BINTV 2001U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-03-07
UBC course: STAT 3rd
Title: Forecasting in Business and Economics
Partner course code: BA- BHAAV6008U
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-18
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Summer students attend through our exchange agreement and pay tuition to UBC based on the number of credits earned at the partner institution
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Student residences/dorms available on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Demand for housing in Copenhagen is very high, particularly in the fall semester 
  • Many fall exchange students choose private housing

Information on Accommodation

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