Technical University of Denmark


Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg conducts research and education in the fields of:

  • Building Design 
  • Structural Engineering 
  • Construction Materials 
  • Geotechnics and Geology
  • Building Energy 
  • Indoor Environment and Building Physics
  • Arctic Engineering and Sustainable Solutions

In addition, as a special instrument to enhance activities in the area of innovation – and research-based public sector consultancy – the Department defines so-called Development Areas. Development Areas are focused on the major challenges currently faced by society with sustainable development as the overall theme.

  • Solar Decathlon
  • Zero Waste Byg
  • Sustainable Light Concrete Structures

Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg is responsible for planning and management of the building engineering educations:

  • Building (B.Eng)
  • Architectural Engineering (B.Eng)
  • Arctic Technology (B.Eng)
  • Bachelor of Building Technology (B.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Building Design (B.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.Sc.)
  • Civil Engineer (M.Sc.)
  • Architectural Engineering (M.Sc.)

Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg hosts ARTEK, Centre for Arctic Technology, and ICIEE, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy. 

The PhD school at the Department of Civil Engineering, DTU Byg, organizes the research education at the institute and especially focuses on industrial collaboration in the form of industrial PhD and research school PhD projects.  

Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg has approximately 200 employees (86 academic personnel, 60 PhD Student and 51 academic, technical and administrative personnel).  

The turnover is approximately 140 million DKK/year (2013) and is a combination of DTU funding covering the education and “free” research and external means from private funding, private companies, PhD projects, etc. The external funding constitutes more than 35% of the turnover.  

The base organisation at Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg consists of sections and departments with responsibility for the professional development, personnel, and resources. The education at the institute, research and innovative activities are placed in a project organization. 

Additional Info

  • Acronym: DTU
  • Number: +45 4525 1700
  • Address:

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Technical University of Denmark
    Brovej, Building 118, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby