International Prospective Master Students
Important note for your application for the winter semester 2020/21!
The application deadline for admission restricted Master programmes, 1st semester, has been postponed to 20.8.2020. This does not apply to all Master's programmes of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. (Deadline: 15.07.2020)
The application deadline for higher semesters remains 15.9.2020. Please note that this deadline may still change if the legal basis changes.
Please apply online via uni-assist ONLY. It is NOT necessary to send hardcopies by mail to uni-assist in Berlin. If you are admitted to the program, certified documents must be submitted to the International Office within the first semester.
Furthermore, all documents that are required for formal admission must be submitted on time! For degree programmes without admission restrictions, a proof of language proficiency can be submitted at the latest when enrolling.
If you encounter difficulties in preparing your application documents, please contact https://portal.uni-koeln.de/en/international/contact/contact-form-admission-international
Range of Studies
What are the Master's programmes available at the University of Cologne?
The University of Cologne offers:
Application and Admission
1. Can I do my masters at the University of Cologne if I have foreign bachelor's degree?
2. How and where can I find out if my foreign bachelor's degree qualifies me for my desired master's programme at the University of Cologne?
3. What level of German should I possess to apply for a master's programme at the University of Cologne?
The application for your intended master's program is generally made via the respective master admission committee of the faculty and also uni assist e.V. There is a master admission's committee for each master's program, which is responsible for the selection process and will check in each individual case whether you have the required professional qualifications.
Organise your Stay in Cologne
Immigration & Residence
Costs & Financing
Accommodation for International Students
International Student Associations
Forms for International Students
Due to the current situation, our personal consultation hours do not take place until further notice. However, we are at your disposal at usual by phone, email or contact form.
Your Contact Persons at the International Office:
Application, Admission, Enrolment
Christina Boland & Henrike Bassenge
Phone: +49 (0)221 / 470-76312 (9 - 10 am, Henrike Bassenge)
Application, Admission and Enrolment
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10 am - 12.30 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm - 6 pm
or by individual appointment: international-masters-studentsverw.uni-koeln.de
In the SSC (Student Service Center) ground-floor