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International Master Students

Services of the International Office for enrolled master students

Not a UoC student yet? Please find information on the range of studies, application, and organisation on our pages for prospective 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.

Information from the International Office Regarding Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19

Graduation Scholarships for International Students and Doctoral Candidates


If you have questions regarding...

  • your residence permit and extension of the residence permit at the Foreigners Registration Office ("Studienverlaufsbescheinigung")
  • confirmations for authorities in the home country (Embassy, Military Service, scholarships etc.)
  • working besides the studies
  • financing the studies
  • academic planning
  • individual problems
  • the International Students Associations
  • offers of the International Office...

please come to see us during our consultation hours!



Christina Boland
Phone +49 (0)221 / 470-1393
Fax +49 (0)221/ 470-5016

Consultation hours

Tuesday: 10 am - 12.30 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm - 6 pm

or by individual appointment:

In the SSC (Student Service Center) ground-floor


Organise your Stay in Cologne

Mentoring Programmes of the HR Development for Researchers

Gender Mentoring-Agentur – for female students & doctoral candidates (GER/EN)

Erste Generation Promotion – for (doctoral) students with a non-academic background (GER)

For female (doctoral) students with a primarily non-university career goal (GER)