For Students – University of Copenhagen

Innovation & Entrepreneurship for students

We work with innovation and entrepreneurship in your studies at the University of Copenhagen. In our UCPH Innovation Hubs we organize workshops, events, go-home meetings and training sessions for all students at UCPH in collaboration with the innovation consultant and a number of inspiring partners from the corporate world.

Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in our events or have questions in relation to innovation & entrepreneurship at UCPH.

Get office space and know your options

We offer office spaces, a network and community of entrepreneurial students and free and confidential counseling and coaching to all students who want to start their own project or business. Our three hubs, SCIENCE Innovation HubSUND Hub and KU PLUS serves as a project and office space for students who dream of developing their ideas.

If you have an idea, project or are considering starting a business, contact Dorthe Lynnerup (SCIENCE Innovation Hub), Martin Bonke Justesen (SUND Hub) or Michala Brechling (KU PLUS). They can give good advice on business planning and comes with experience from many previous development projects.

You can arrange a meeting with Dorthe LynnerupMartin Bonke Justesen or Michala Brechling by sending an email and make an appointment.

Establish and run a company in Denmark as an international student

International students/PhD students are allowed to establish and run a company in Denmark.

Whether you need a work permit to establish and run a company in Denmark, depends on your citizenship.

Students from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland are allowed to run a company under the same rules as Danish students.

Non-EU/EEA students should be aware, that there is a limitation on the number of hours you may work alongside your studies, including running a company.

Regardless of citizenship you can find further information here  and further information about work regulations is available from the Danish Immigration Service website "New to Denmark".

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram

You can follow SCIENCE Innovation HubSUND Hub and KU PLUS on Facebook. Here you can stay informed about upcoming activities organized within the I&E community at UCPH and keep up with what's happening in relation to I&E activities in general. 

On Instagram, you can follow SCIENCE Innovation Hub and get an insight into their daily activities in the project and follow when student entrepreneurs from the hub take over the Instagram account which gives you a unique insight into the daily life as a student with a business or project.

I&E courses and summer school

Each semester UCPH offers ECTS courses to students that focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. You can search through the courses in UCPH's catalog of courses. It is also possible to gain ECTS points by participating in various Summer Schools at UCPH.  

Presented through this link is a list of UCPH’s summer school courses in the summer of 2018 that contain elements of I&E.