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International Scholars


Welcome Centre for international scholars at the University of Cologne

A happy guest is the host´s delight. It is our wish to meet the needs and expectations of guests and hosts alike. Albert's International Assistance provides consulting and support for foreign scholars and their hosts at the Institutes and Seminars of the University of Cologne.


Registration with the Welcome Centre

To make use of our full service for international scholars of the University of Cologne, please fill in the registration form as soon as possible and we will get in touch with you. Registered international scholars receive a welcome package upon their arrival.

In addition we issue a university library card, a guest scholar ID and a computer account (find more information here) upon request.



Visiting hours:

The Welcome Centre will be closed from Monday, 23 December 2019 until Monday, 6 January 2020.

10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00
Friday: CLOSED

Outside our visiting hours: By appointment only.

SSC (Student Service Center) 1st floor: 1.210 and 1.211



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