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Academic Refugee Support

Did you have to flee from your home country and you are interested in studying or gaining a PhD at the University of Cologne? You would like to attend a German language course prior to you degree programme?

You are interested in supporting refugees, either by supporting talented young people financially on their academic pathway or by participating in a student initiative?

We are pleased about your interest in our university!

We are here for you!

Our consultation hours take place in person AND digitally via zoom!

You can register for consultation here:

You can also contact us via e-mail: :


Scholarship "NRWege ins Studium"

Students with a refugee background who are enrolled at the University of Cologne can apply for a scholarship from the NRWege ins Studium programme.

Hilde Domin Programme

Students at risk worldwide and doctoral students who are denied the right to education in their country of origin can be nominated for the Hilde Domin Programme.