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Foreign Language Teaching Assistants

As a foreign language teaching assistant you can apply for a short-term study (1-2 semesters) at the University of Cologne if you are allocated to a school in or near Cologne. You can apply via our online application portal Klips 2.0.

We require the following documents for your application:

  • a signed application for admission (printout of the online application)
  • a copy of your identity card / passport
  • a passport photo
  • an officially certified copy of the school allocation with enclosure (period of stay)
  • an officially certified copy of your secondary school leaving certificate

Application deadline:

Summer semester: 15 March

Winter semester: 15 September


Important information for your online application:

Please enter the following information in your online application:

Type of studies: Short-term programme

Intended Degree: Foreign Language Assistants

Degree program: Foreign Language Assistants (and the Faculty of your course of study) 

Example: For the course of study "Deutsche Sprache und Literatur" which is taught at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, please select: "Foreign Language Assistants Faculty of Arts and Humanities". Please refer to the general listing of study courses offered by University of Cologne for information on study programmes and respective faculties to be found on the Website of the Central Academic Advisory Service of the University of Cologne.

Higher education entrance qualification

Average grade (GPA):  No entry necessary