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Study in Cologne

Founded in 1388, the University of Cologne is one of the oldest universities in Germany. With more than 50.000 enrolled students, it is also currently one of the largest German universities.

At the moment over 5.000 international students are enrolled at the University of Cologne both as degree seeking students and exchange students.

To ensure that you make the most of your studies here, we suggest that you prepare yourself well in advance for the academic and cultural changes you will encounter during your stay in Germany. Our homepage offers international students useful information on the most important aspects of studying at a German university.



Service Point 

The Service Point is the first place to go at the International Office. Our colleagues at the Service Point are glad to help you regarding general questions on studying at the University of Cologne.

Monday to Friday: 10 am - 3 pm
Wednesday: 4 - 6 pm

at the SSC (Student Service Center), ground-floor
Universitätsstr. 22a, 50937 Köln

For more detailed information, the Service Point refers to the responsable colleagues in the International Office within their consultation hours:


Consultation hours 



Contact form

Do you have any questions regarding the application, admission and enrolment process for international students?

Please use our Contact Form.