Syddansk Universitet

country rank  5
world rank  474

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Syddansk Universitet (University of Southern Denmark) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Odense (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Region of Southern Denmark. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Esbjerg, Kolding, Slagelse, Sønderborg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Syddansk Universitet (SDU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Syddansk Universitet (SDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Southern Denmark
Acronym SDU
Founded 1966
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address Campusvej 55
Odense (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5230 Region of Southern Denmark
T +45 6550 2264
F +45 6615 7500
Other locations Esbjerg, Kolding, Slagelse, Sønderborg

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Campusvej 55
Odense 5230
+45 6550 2264

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Syddansk Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019