If you want to part of the vibrant residence hall life in a fabulous architectural setting, then Tietgenkollegiet is the obvious choice. However, before you submit an application, there are a number of things of which you need to be aware. For example, it is an advantage to have read about the various room types, the community that you will become a part of as well as the formal and practical issues in connection with the application procedure.
A special note for international students
International students who do all or a major part of their studies at one of the approved places of education may apply for a room at Tietgenkollegiet on equal terms with the Danish students. However, please note that it is only possible to apply for a room in connection with an exchange stay spanning at least 1 year. Residence in connection with short exchange stay (i.e. less than 12 months) is administered by the places of education.
Find information about rooms and leases
In the section The Building & the Visions Behind you can read more about the rooms, the kitchens and the many common facilities to which you as a resident will have access. Here, you will be able to get an idea of the layout and facilities of the residences. Also, you will be able to get an idea of how much it costs to live at the residence hall from the listed residences and prices.
Do you want to be part of the community?
Living at Tietgenkollegiet is being part of a community and we are very dedicated to that you as a resident take part in this community. Maybe you have already visited the residence hall, but nevertheless we encourage you to browse the section Living at Tietgenkollegiet where you can get an idea of what it is like to live at Tietgenkollegiet.
How and when can you apply?
If you have decided that living at Tietgenkollegiet is for you, you have to examine whether you comply with the demands that we make of our applicants. The application should be submitted via the application form.
Please note that we only receive applications to live at the residence hall four times a year.
The time frames are stated below and we have to emphasise that you MUST comply with these intervals.
If the application is received outside one of the four intervals mentioned it will not be registered.
Application intervals in 2020
1st Feb – 7th Feb
1st May – 7th May
1st Aug – 7th Aug
1st Nov – 7th Nov
How long does it take from the time you apply until you get a room?
If the application complies with the formal requirements and if you application receives a positive evaluation during the selection process you will be registered on the residence hall waiting list. We do our best to ensure that it will take no longer than 3 months from the time you are put on a waiting list until you are given a room. In some cases, it may take a little longer.
Update 4th May 2020: Due to the coronavirus situation we have to inform you that waiting time for a residence might be up to 6-9 months.
A well-intentioned note for eager parents
We get many enquiries from parents who want for their children to live at the residence hall. You are obviously welcome to contact us if you have questions but we encourage you to let the young people handle their own application process. In order to get in, it is important that you are motivated to become part of Tietgenkollegiet and if you are, you should be able to handle your own application process.