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It is official!

It is official!

Rector Axel Freimuth and Vice Chair of the Coimbra Group Exec. Board Jürgen Barkhoff signed official membership document.

Rent out a Room

Rent out a Room

The International Office is looking for furnished rooms or apartments for international students and scholars




Prof. Dr. Jorris Lammers

Our trip was unforgettable. In my home country, Afghanistan, girls have to fight for their beliefs, for instance, freedom and equality. Being accepted for who we are at the International Office of the UoC, and receiving such a hospitable welcome, was a beautiful experience.

Freshta Azami, Student of German Studies at the University of Herat, Afghanistan, visited the UoC togehter with fellow students as participants of the DAAD study project "German as an Academic Language".


International Office

The International Office provides a range of services to students, scientists and professors. Furthermore it develops and fosters the international relations of the University of Cologne.

Foto: Stephanie Ellers

Europe at your feet: ERASMUS Exchange programmes

Tailored academic exchange programmes by the European Union for everyone at any step of your university experience

Cologne Summer Schools

The Cologne Summer Schools Programme offers courses in various university disciplines, all designed to broaden basic and advanced knowledge. Photo: Lisa Beller



Centres for International Relations (ZIB)

At faculty level the Centers for International Relations (ZIB) direct and coordinate the decentralized international orientation of the UoC and the implementation of the various international projects on teaching and research.