Quick fact

  • You will study in multiple countries

What will I learn?


Get a unique position for your future career by combining engineering and management. This programme will boost your CV with a cutting-edge programme in management from two leading technical universities. In addition, you will study abroad at two internationally acclaimed universities, in two great cities, spend one year abroad, and gain a unique specialization focusing on management in an engineering context.

A master’s programme in management from a technical university ensures you a unique position after your studies. You will be able to combine engineering knowledge with management skills.

The DTU-TUM 1:1 offers you a two-year intensive exchange stay for MSc students enrolled at either DTU or TUM. You will spend one year at TUM and one year at DTU.

The Management programme focuses on the interesting interplay between management and engineering. Working with management in an engineering context requires a wide range of quantitative as well as qualitative tools. Combining strategy and innovation, management science, and management disciplines, the Management programme distinguishes itself by being highly interdisciplinary. The integration of knowledge of the different areas of the programme is an important goal. In a complex and global setting in which most engineers find themselves, these skills will be key attributes to deliver decisive management in engineering-related industries. This programme brings together the best of the Management programmes at TUM as well as at DTU.

Following successful programme completion, you will receive a master’s degree from the university you are enrolled in. Your diploma will bear the logos of both universities and will be supplemented by a special insert which describes your participation in the DTU-TUM 1:1 master’s programme.


The main focus of the programme is themes such as:

  • Operations Management
  • Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Operations Research
  • Management


Studying abroad kick-starts your career as employers are always looking for graduates with an international outlook and intercultural competencies. Upon graduation, you are eligible to enter a PhD programme, but you are also qualified for demanding positions in industry.

Career opportunities

In almost any field of industry, engineers are faced with the challenge of dealing with managerial tasks. This gives an exceptional field of interesting career opportunities to engineers with a management program.

Increased product complexity and ever shorter time to market put a focus on innovation, development and production. It becomes essential to have the technical background and the right management skill to lead and manage the organisation.

As a graduate from this Master’s programme you will be qualified to work within consulting, planning, project management, analysis, optimization, analytics, research, teaching, and management to name but a few. Some of the most typical areas are consulting, manufacturing management, logistics and supply chain in a vast range of sectors.

Study options

Full Time (2 years) - multiple study locations

Tuition fees
kr15,000.00 (US$ 2,436) per year
EUR 30,000 for the entire course; Application fee is EUR 100
Start date

Expected August 2021


Technical University of Denmark

Anker Engelunds Vej 1,

Building 101A,



2800, Denmark

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Science or a Bachelor of Engineering degree obtained at an internationally recognized university. Other English Language requirements: TOEFL paper-based - 573; TOEFL computer-based - 230; Pearson - 59.

For international students

  • Motivated and dedicated students
  • Above average GPA
  • Strong English Language skills.

IELTS - 6.5, TOEFL internet-based - 88, C1 Advanced / Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - 180, Danish High School - English level B Overall grade 3.

Application deadlines

1 December - for start in the fall semester
1 June - for start in the spring semester*

*Students who started at DTU on 1 September may send the application form by 10 September

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.