oikos CopenhagenAboutHistory



1987 :  oikos is founded in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

oikos” comes from the Greek word “house”.

oikos is a student initiative that aims to promote sustainability in economics and management.


oikos became an international organization with 4 chapters in Cologne, Prague, Stockholm and Vienna.

2012: oikos Copenhagen is founded!

oikos Copenhagen has become one of the biggest chapters in the oikos community, with a almost 50 active members.


oikos international celebrates its 30 year anniversary in Sankt Gallen.

oikos Copenhagen celebrates its 5 year anniversary!


oikos international more than 45 chapters in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. The different chapters meet up every year at the Fall Meeting (October) in Sankt Gallen where oikos was founded, and in the Spring Meeting (March) which is organized by a different chapter every year. The Spring meeting has previously been held in Copenhagen, Lille, Hamburg and is held in Barcelona in 2018.

oikos Copenhagen has 7 different teams, with our event organizing teams: Green Week, Academy, Develop Prize and Education, and our supporting teams: HR, Finance and Communication.

If you would like to become a part of the organisation, or want to know more, please contact