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Earning a Doctorate in Cologne



Academic Offers for International doctorale Candidates

Academic Offers for International doctorale Candidates

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German Academic Culture

German Academic Culture

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Guideline for doctoral candidates

Thank you very much for your interest in the University of Cologne!

On this site you will find a guideline for planning, preparing and conducting your research project in Cologne succesfully.



Your Contact at the International Office


Application, Admission, Enrolment and Counselling

Contact people: 

Katharina Daun-Pignataro & Benjamin Chardey

phone: +49-221-470-1392

e-mail: international-doctoral-students(at)

Office hours:

Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am - 12.30 pm

access over the International Office' Service Point in the SSC


Contact (Faculties)

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Contact: Ms. Dr. Dagmar Weiler
Phone: +49-221-470-6070
Fax: +49-221-470-1229
E-Mail: weiler(at)

Graduate School of the Faculty of Law

Contact: Dr. Martin Piazena
Phone: +49-221-470-3742
E-Mail: jura-graduiertenschule(at)

Faculty of Medicine

Contact: Ms. Andrea Karadag
Phone: +49-221-478-5354
Fax: +49-221-478-6276

E-Mail: andrea.karadag(at)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Central PhD Office of 
a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne

Contact: Ms. Dr. Artemis Klidis-Honecker
Phone: +49-221-470-1969
E-Mail: artemis.klidis-honecker(at)

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Contact: Ms. Karin Gotzmann
Phone: +49-221-470-4225
Fax: +49-221-470-6927
E-Mail: math-nat-fakultaet(at)  

Faculty of Human Sciences

Contact: Ms. Karin Schüller
Phone: +49-221-470-4619
E-Mail: karin.schueller(at)