DTU is an independent and self-governing university with a Board of Governors as its highest authority. DTU is a vibrant elite technical university, recognized for its high level of international research and its sought-after graduates. Through collaboration, our staff and students reach out to the world and work across disciplines to create value, welfare, and growth by developing technologies that work in a globalized world, transcending social and cultural differences. DTU believes in technology as a means for necessary change, and the company see the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a platform for the University’s activities.

DTU has a number of highly specialized laboratories, research equipment, databases, experimental halls and workshops, which the university's researchers use in their work to develop and maintain research at a high international level. The facilities are available to the industry at commercially competitive prices, enabling companies to develop innovative solutions to technical challenges, increase production and improve business operations.