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Accreditations and rankings:
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Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Handelshøjskolen i København, Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark, Copenhagen
3.99 / 5 based on 756 reviews.
Description:
The Copenhagen Business School was founded in 1917 as a private Institution designed to cover business sector requirements for highly qualified people. In 1965, CBS became part of the national system of higher education, and the Danish State took over the responsibility for providing the funds required to cover CBS expenditures.


Programmes
Accreditations
92% of students recommend
756 reviews
Housing
3.9/5
All experiences (756)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (270)
Academic
4.0/5
4 stars (288)
Languages
4.5/5
3 stars (192)
Expenses
3.0/5
2 stars (6)
Overall
4.5/5
1 star (0)
Copenhagen is great. The Organization by CBS is great! Carlsberg is geat! ... Don't miss the Danish Crash Course and the Introduction Week Read Review
Tefon, France

Copenhagen Business School review by Stephane

Review by Stephane, Skema Business School, Nice, France
Business Studies, CEMS
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why? Valbygardsvej rules!... hum... It's the best way to meet people.
Personal comments:
All the accomodation proposed by CBS were very good.
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
Carlsberg brewery (at least twice a week): best way to prepare crazy parties ;D Nexus on thirsday evening "Happy Pig" LA Bar Vega
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ACADEMIC       4.5 / 5
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
none

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Local language was: Different than language of instruction.
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Was learning the local language a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my knowledge
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: At ease in most situations
How much did you improve your local language?
My level before: Did not speak it
My level after: Basic phrases
Personal comments:
Everybody speaks English there but speaking a bit of Danish is always appreciated...
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't want/need to work
Personal spending habits:
Copenhagen is known as one of the most expensive city. Paying a bit attention (Netto + hot tilbud + ...), you can cope with it and have a lot of fun
Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Travel: was the same price as at home.
Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Never pay entry fees for a bar or nightclub. There is always something free somewhere, or try to go earlier or send a text message before to get in for free
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Go for one year, one semester is not enough!
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
The International Office is GREAT!



FINAL COMMENTS

Copenhagen is great. The Organization by CBS is great! Carlsberg is geat! ... Don't miss the Danish Crash Course and the Introduction Week
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