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Studienstart International

Studienstart International:
for all BA students from non-European countries

Britta Schlüter de Castro & Anastasija Pitko received the #cultureofcare Ideas Award for innovative first semester offers for Studienstart International.


Studienstart International was created for the following target groups

Studienstart International plus

Target Group:
Students without direct university access
(with eligibility to attend a Studienkolleg/proof of eligibility to study in their country of origin)

Point in time:
One semester prior to the official first semester

Studienstart International integrale

Target Group:
Students with direct university access
(acquired by school-leaving certificate and/or studies in their country of origin or a Studienkolleg)

Point in time:
During the first semester

Studienstart International Medizin

Target Group:
Medical Students
(Human Medicine, Neurosciences,

Point in time:
One semester prior to the official semester


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for questions and requests concerning Studienstart International

Britta Schlüter de Castro & Julia Richter
Division 9 - International Office
D-50923 Cologne


Visitors address:
Student-Service-Center (SSC), Room 0.209/ 0.211, Universitätsstr. 22 a