The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is among the leading technical universities in Europe. According to Leiden Ranking’s list of the world's 500 largest universities DTU is ranked #1 in the Nordic region and #7 in Europe - in terms of Web of Science publications in the period 2005-2009. DTU has international educational exchange programmes with over 200 universities around the globe, and enjoys close research collaborations with its partners in addition to building research and educational programs in Nordic Five Tech, the Euro Tech Universities - Excellence in Science and Technology, as well as with Rensselaer in the U.S., Nanyang in Singapore, and KAIST in South Korea. DTU has approx. 4500 staff members of which more than the half are academic staff including 1050 PhD students. DTU has approximately 6500 bachelor and master level students. Each year 850 international students are enrolled in the university’s English language educations.
DTU’s Department of Management Engineering has 279 employees of which 68 are PhD students. More than 20 % of the employees are from abroad and altogether 38 different nationalities are represented at the Department. The Department is divided into five divisions and two centres with different disciplinary perspectives: Production and Service Management, Management Science, Management Science, Technology and Innovation Management, DTU Executive School of Business, Quantitative Sustainability Assessment, System Analysis and the UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development (URC) that supports the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The latter three units are primarily active with energy and environment research.
DTU’s Department of Wind Energy has a staff of more than 230 employees consisting of 150 academic staff, and almost 60 PhD students. The department consists of 8 sections: Fluid mechanics (Composite mechanics), Meteorology, Aeroelastic design, Wind turbines, Wind energy systems, Test and measurements, Composite and materials mechanics, and Materials Science and Characterisation. Furthermore, the department operates a large wind turbine test sites at Østerild in the northwestern part of Denmark.