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Services for Enrolled International Students

On these sites, we would like to provide some information for enrolled international students in terms of the organisation of their studies at the University of Cologne and concerning life in Cologne in general. The information is appropriate for:

  • students in undergraduate/graduate/state examination courses of study (Bachelor, Master, Staatsexamen)
  • doctoral students (for further information especially for doctoral students please consult this site as well)
  • short term students (partner universities, ERASMUS)
  • scholarship holders

 Plase consult our team if you have questions regarding...

  • ...your residence permit and extension of the residence permit at the Foreigners Registration Office ("Studienverlaufsbescheinigung")
  • ...confirmations for authorities in the home country (Embassy, Military Service, scholarships etc.)
  • ...working besides the studies
  • ...financing of the studies
  • ...academic planning
  • ...individual problems 
  • ...the International Students Associations
  • ...offers of the International Office


Consultation hours:

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

or by individual appointment: betreuung(at)

at the SSC (Student Service Center), ground floor