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International Profile


Vice-Rector for International Affairs

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Peter Mansel has been vice-rector for International Affairs since 1 January, 2018

Inter­national­isation of Universities

The UoC has successfully completed the Re-Audit of the German Recros' Conference

Member of the Coimbra Group

University of Cologne Has Joined Renowned Association of European Universities

Member of the Scholars at Risk Network

The network is engaged around the globe to support threatened scholars and academic freedom.


UoC International

The internationalization of degree programs, teaching and research has always been an integral part of the University of Cologne's (UoC) identity.
Cosmopolitanism and interculturality are prerequisites to success in science and education. The UoC strives for an expansion of its already well-established network of more than 500 research partnerships and collaborative projects all around the world. An undertaking that requires the collaboration and participation of all areas of the university.


UoC - an excellent partner for international research

As a university of excellence, the UoC has established the International Program. The four measures aim as strenghtening the international cooperations of the UoC and at increasing our presence abroad. Likewise, the successful establishment of internationally oriented support structures and services will make the university even more attractive for international scholars.

Internationalisation plays a vital role in the university's institutional strategy


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