The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) was established in 1999 and is Denmark’s leading university focusing on IT research and education. We deliver state-of-the-art teaching and research within computer science, business IT and digital design. Our ambition is to create and share knowledge that is profound and leads to ground-breaking information technology and services for the benefit of humanity. The university collaborates closely with industry, the public sector and international researchers and is characterized by a strong entrepreneurial spirit among students as well as researchers.

The Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, Design, Conservation is an internationally renowned academic research and educational institution within the fields of Architecture, Design and Conservation. With around 1500 students and a faculty of 300 employees the Academy educates to the highest level across a range of BA, MA and PhD programs.

Founded in 1754 The Academy has been in continuous transformation, standing on a rich historical foundation of the danish design tradition looking into the future, seeking continuously to bring solutions to the major challenges, that is shaping our time. Building on the praxis of craft, artistic research and science The Academy educate students and conduct research by partnering with societal actors in order to create change through innovative creativity, technological solutions, ground-breaking research in pursue of noticeable social and environmental impact for the better.

Driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking since 1479, researchers and students at the University of Copenhagen have expanded horizons and contributed to moving the world forward. With its 5,000 researchers and 39,000 students, the University boasts an international research and study environment and is highly ranked on the leading ranking lists of the world’s best universities. The University offers researchers and students the opportunity to develop their talent and launches ambitious interdisciplinary initiatives to support its strong academic communities. Through research-based teaching – and by involving them in research – students are equipped to address society’s challenges and needs.

Design School Kolding is an international talent workshop for the cultivation of Danish design with focus on People, Planet and Play. We work at eye level, believe in equality and respect diversity. With a faculty of 100 employees and a large number of international faculty members, we train 350 students at Bachelor, Master and PhD level, including industrial PhD students.

We engage our students in experimental, practical workshop activities through theory and reflection and through realistic and interdisciplinary projects where the hand and the mind come together in functional and aesthetic design solutions. Based in the city of Kolding, a Unesco Creative City, we are a locally based learning environment that works internationally on matters of global importance.