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Stories about Cologne as a study and research destination

The research and study location Cologne is attractive for students and researchers alike. With more than 20 universities, colleges and non-university research institutions, the Cologne metropolitan area is an important European higher learning hotspot. And Cologne has a lot to offer! Its many parks and the Rhine River offer nature lovers excellent leisure activities. The city’s many restaurants and bars allow night owls to network off-campus. And lovers of cultural activities can choose from countless rock, pop and jazz concerts, the opera and philharmonic, visits to small and large museums, literature festivals or gaming conventions. True to the motto “different strokes for different folks”, there is something to discover for everyone. In the stories you will find here, researchers and students talk about what they find most fascinating about Cologne and what the university has in store.