Key information

Institution: Copenhagen Business School

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: Dates vary depending on which courses you select

  • 6-week courses: 24 June – 26 July 2024
  • 3-week courses: 24 June – 11 July 2024


Discover the incredible opportunity that awaits you at one of our partner universities in Denmark, Copenhagen Business School. Enrolling into this Short-term Exchange program during your Winter break opens the gateway for you to immerse yourself in the dynamic, diverse global outlook that CBS provides. 

You'll have the choice to choose from a range of business courses that run from 3-weeks or 6-weeks. During this program, you'll rediscover a new side of your academic journey while you are introduced to Copenhagen's vibrant spirirt and Danish traditions. 

All classes are taught in English and this program involves an exciting cultural and social program, including a day-trip where you’ll join your fellow students on a memorable journey in Denmark creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Courses offered

Choose between 3-week or 6-week courses only (do not choose 2-week courses). CBS offers courses in the following disciplines:

  • accounting
  • communication
  • economics
  • finance
  • management
  • marketing
  • organisation
  • strategy
  • statistics

Eligibility criteria

Students must meet the overseas exchange program eligibility requirements.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate students can apply for this program.

Academic credit

You are able to take this program as credit for one or two of your elective units. Alternatively, you may be able to use one core unit for this program, subject to approval from your Course Director.

Credit equivalence

7.5 ECTS = 12.5 CP (1 unit) at Swinburne.
15 ECTS = 25 CP (2 units) at Swinburne.

  • 6-week courses: You can combine up to two of these courses (7.5 ECTS each, and 15 ECTS in total).
  • 3-week courses: These courses are intensive (7.5 ECTS) and cannot be combined with any other course type.

Note that all 7.5 ECTS courses begin with a Preliminary Assignment, enriching your learning experience. This requires approximately 20 hours of your time.


Tuition fees to the host university are waived for students completing a short-term exchange program at one of our partner universities. You will continue to pay your regular tuition fees to Swinburne while you are on the program.

Please note that there may be other program costs incurred outside of tuition fees.

Program cost: Social program at CBS: DKK 800 (approx. A$400), and housing fees (TBC in March 2024).

The program cost includes the following:

  • Accommodation during the duration of your program
  • The social program at CBS (includes welcoming meet-up, guided tours of Copenhagen, Danish folk dancing, a cultural day trip, comedy nights, and more)
  • Airport arrival and pickup arranged

The host university will be able to provide further information upon application.


OS HELP Loans of up to A$7,348 (as at 2023) are available for eligible students to help cover your costs.

For more information on funding and eligibility see Fee Help and Scholarships.

More information about Copenhagen Business School

Visit Copenhagen Business School's website for more information on their Summer School and the list of courses offered.

Note: when choosing a course, read the course descriptions in the course catalogue very carefully to ensure that you fulfil the course prerequisites for courses you would like to choose.


Students must first apply to Swinburne Abroad following the short-term exchange application process. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Swinburne application period closes: 4 February 2024.

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Axel towers in Copenhagen, Denmark

Has this program sparked your interest?

If you'd like to learn more, contact Swinburne Abroad for more information and to get help with your application. Contact us at or +61 3 9214 5926.

Alternatively, you can visit Copenhagen Business School website for further information.