International profile

At CBS, you will be surrounded by many nationalities while studying international issues. You can go on an exchange semester abroad, studying a double degree or do an internship abroad. Learn more about your opportunities for an international profile here.

International all around you

With more than 21,000 students on campus, you can be sure to meet people from all over the world. You will be joining a diverse campus where students, professors and other staff represent more than 50 nationalities. Hearing different languages than your own is a guarantee when being on campus. 

As a student, you will become familiar with other cultures in many different ways. Through group work, you learn to work in intercultural settings. From professors and guest lecturers, you will learn about their international professional experience. By engaging in the student life, you will create an international network.

Programmes with international perspectives

CBS is international in many ways. There are programmes fully in English, fully in Danish, and even programmes where you focus on a third language. Regardless of what language you are studying in, you can be sure that your programme will have an international outlook on the topics you learn about.

At Finance and Investments, you look at various countries local advantages for global competition. At cand.merc.(jur.), you learn how to conduct business within the European Union. At Data Science, you learn about international regulations for analyzing data. At Supply Chain Management, you learn about value creation in global supply chains.

At CBS, your teaching is based on the newest research. Research is almost always conducted in English which means, you will be working with journals, books and other teaching material in English, even if your programme is in Danish.

The international student life

Students from all programmes and background join one or more than close to the 100 different student organisations found at CBS. Engaging in the active student life at CBS is a common way to increase your international network.

In addition to these, you can also join the International Student Ambassadors (ISA), apply to be a buddy for incoming exchange students or join the exchange crew. If you are looking for an international student life, you will find it at CBS.

And it does not stop there.

Group work is also central part of being a CBS student. With thousands of international students, you are guaranteed to work with students from all over the world and get practical experience with cross-cultural team work. Even in the Danish taught programmes, you will be surrounded with students from the other Nordic countries.

Exchange and international internships

Many graduate students go on exchange on their 3rd semester. During an exchange semester, you study electives courses at a different university.

With more than 300+ partner universities in more than 50 countries, you have the option to go almost anywhere in the world. If an exchange semester is something that interests you, this is the ideal time to get the experience to live abroad and study at a different university.

Find a list of all our partner universities here.

In some programmes, you can also choose to do an internship during your 3rd semester. Many firms around the world are offering internships - as are many international firms in Denmark. This is yet another way to expand your international experience while being at CBS.

CBS Summer University

CBS Summer University was established in 1999, and at present it draws approx. 2300 participants from more than 50 countries - international exchange students, freemovers, students from CBS and other Danish universities as well as professionals seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills.

As a CBS student, you can take courses at CBS Summer University. This is great opportunity to learn amongst and socialise with students and professionals from all over the world.

Read more about CBS Summer University here.

CEMS and Double Degree

CEMS is a global alliance of the leading business schools in the world that together offers the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). At the end of your studies, you will obtain your degree from CBS as well as the CEMS Master's in International Management degree.

Learn more about CEMS, the different partner universities and how to apply here.

A Double Degree programme involves studying towards two university degrees in parallel, at two internationally acclaimed institutions, and completing them in the time that it would take to earn one degree.

Learn more about Double Degrees, the different partner universities and how to apply here.


The page was last edited by: Web editor - Student Communications // 07/20/2023