International student in Kolding

Studieby Kolding is the Municipality of Koldings information hub, where we gather info that is relevant for students in Kolding – both for those who consider studying in Kolding as well as those who are currently studying in Kolding.

The purpose of this site is to distribute relevant information about Kolding as an educational city - thereby creating the best possible conditions to ensure that you, as a student, will have a pleasant time as a student in Kolding.

The main further and higher education institutions with international study programmes in Kolding are The University of Southern Denmark, The Design School Kolding and IBA International Business Academy 


In Kolding we have over 1200 student apartments placed closed to the city and campus area.

All the student apartments have their own bathroom; they aren’t furnished but they will have as a minimum a fridge and cooking plates. We advise to apply for student housing immediately after you are admitted in order to have a better position on the waiting list. 

You can apply for a student flat at

It's free of charge to apply for student flats.   

StudyinDenmark - A site for international students in Denmark 

LifeinDenmark - The public authorities' site for international students in Denmark link virker ilkke - Free digital platform where your can find communities in your local area 

Food:Re:Formers is a new organisation led by volunteers in Kolding. The organisation aims to challenge and inform the citizens of Kolding about food waste and broaden the knowledge about green responsibility and encourage the citizens to take action against food waste and over-consumption.