Copenhagen Business School- International Summer University

Program Details

Program Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Direct Enroll
Course # SA 20146
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Page Links
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Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


Copenhagen Business School- International Summer University

Nyhavn: colorful and picturesque

University: Established in 1917, Copenhagen Business School has grown to be the second largest business school in Europe. CBS’s development initiatives are based on the principles to be daring and innovative in a changing society and to educate graduates who will ensure value creation for the global society. CBS hosts over 1,000 exchange students every year.

Location: Copenhagen's copper-roofed houses mix with world-renowned architecture and design reflecting both its medieval origin and its current status as a modern European metropolis. With over 800 years of history, Copenhagen brings together the financial, cultural, musical, and scientific worlds. This modern capital city is considered one of the healthiest in the world - half of all commuters bike to work or school each day. In fact, Copenhagen is known as “the city of bikes” with approximately 250 miles of bike paths to take advantage of.

For more program information, please visit the program website.


Copenhagen Business School- International Summer University

Iconic city landmark Tivoli Park

The program is open to Purdue Krannert School of Management and Communication majors who will have at least junior standing by the start of the program. Applicants should be in good standing. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity, and a desire to experience another culture.


GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts] [Daniels School of Business]

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

The CBS International Summer University Program (ISUP) is a six-week summer program that offers graduate and undergraduate students the option of completing two courses taught by outstanding academics. Active involvement of international executives from Danish and multinational companies will be an integral part of many courses.


Arrival service and a variety of social activities are offered to international students.


CBS arranges housing for exchange students in private residence halls or in shared apartments.

Estimated Program Costs

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.
Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2023

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and the Host University
Program Fee $3,200.00
Study Abroad Fee $609.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month) $32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare $1,200.00
Housing $2,000.00
Books and Supplies $250.00
Meals $1,000.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $1,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos) $175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents (typically an essay, transcripts, 1-2 recommendations, and copy of passport) before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline. To ensure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Summer Feb 1

Returnees Information

Copenhagen Business School- International Summer University

In Copenhagen - have bikes will travel

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email