University of Southern Denmark

The University of Southern Denmark (SDU), founded in 1966, has five faculties with more than 27,000 students, almost 20% of whom are from abroad, and more than 4,000 employees distributed across its main campus in Odense and regional campuses in Slagelse, Kolding, Esbjerg and Sønderborg. SDU is rated one of the top fifty young universities in the world.

SDU offers around 115 different study programmes in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering, graduates of the University of Southern Denmark are now members of virtually every profession in the international community.

In the years leading up to 2020, our building projects will amount to around DKK 2.2 billion.

The Mads Clausen Institute offers state-of-the-art knowledge and access to direct collaborations with students, PhDs, lecturers, and researchers.

The Mads Clausen Institute’s overall focus is to develop 21st century mechatronics, which spans the whole range from nano- and microtechnology over power electronics and nonlinear components to innovation, design and business issues.  Its research and development as well as many educational activities are carried out in close relationship with companies and their cluster organisations in Southern Denmark and Northern Germany.

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