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Copenhagen Business School (CBS)


CBS was established in 1917 by the Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education (now known as FUHU), which is a private educational institution. In 1965 the business school became integrated into the Danish educational system as an institution of higher education.


With the distinctiveness of its diversity, Copenhagen Business School aims to become a world-leading business university with teaching and research excellence in classical management disciplines and in disciplines that place business in a wider social, political and cultural context.


CBS has a particular responsibility to bring knowledge and new ideas to companies and business organisations, to the next generation of business leaders, and to society as a whole. Specifically, and drawing upon our North European background and history, they will play a major role in the discussion of innovative and entrepreneurial business models, sustainable organisational forms and economic practices within the perspective of responsible management and leadership. 

They will nurture an entrepreneurial spirit within the University, encouraging to new ideas, open to local initiative, and flexible in the face of new possibilities.


CBS Career Centre builds bridges between CBS students and their future employer. They cooperate with companies on career-related activities to prepare students for their future career. They also make it possible for companies to brand themselves on campus and get in touch with the students.The CBS Career Centre offers a wide range of employer branding products - their biannual Career Fair, events at CBS or at company facilities, logo exposure on CBS auditoriums, campus stalls and much more

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

The Programme Administration Services handles and administrative development of all full-time programmes at bachelor and master's level at CBS.The Programme Administration Services has app. 80 full-time employees and consists of three areas: Administrative Planning Unit, Academic Affairs og Student Affairs. The Programme Administration Services refers to the Dean of Education.

Housing services

They provide accommodation for international students. Students who have been admitted to the Summer University Program will receive an email inviting them to apply for housing. The email will be sent to the email address supplied by the student. There is no possibility of applying before the link is received. In case they receive more applications than available rooms, the priority will be given to nominated exchange students and Non-European Freemovers. They do not provide housing for Danish students.

Library services

Over the past years, CBS Library has focused on digital materials. The use of the physical collection is decreasing rapidly in favour of electronic materials. Currently, there are more than 220,000 e-books and 41,000 e-journals available.

ICT services

Computers are replaced with new models at least every third year. Plugs for portable laptops are readily available, and wireless connections are installed in the main buildings

Campus life

The first letter in the name of the classroom indicates which building it is in. The rooms at Dalgas Have begin with the letters DH. The room DH 1V.015 is located in Dalgas Have on the first floor in the west wing. The rooms at Solbjerg Plads start with the letters SP, the rooms at Kilen start with a K, the rooms at Råvarebygningen start with PHR and PH indicates that the room is located at Porcelænshaven.

There are classrooms at Solbjerg Plads, Kilen (the Wedge), Dalgas Have, Porcelænshaven, Råvarebygningen (the Warehouse) and Flintholm.

Student clubs

CBS students represents and advocates for all 21,703 students at Copenhagen Business School and serves as the main interface between the students, and the CBS faculty/administration. Through our social, political and academic initiatives we strive to create a rewarding and fun experience for all students.

Our volunteer-run organization is by your side from the day you join CBS until you graduate, in all aspects of student life.

Since 2000 CBS has been accredited by EQUIS, and since 2007 also by AMBA. August 1st 2011 CBS received accreditation by AACSB  as the first school in Scandinavia. CBS has thus acquired 'The Triple Crown', an acknowledgement only shared by around 50 business schools worldwide.

Copenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark

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