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Immigration & Residence

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Before you start your studies at the University of Cologne, you need to take care of some organizational matters. Here you will find an overview of the formalities regarding immigration and residence that you should complete before your departure and shortly after your arrival in Cologne.

International Students: Changed Regulation for the Extension of Residence Permit During the Corona Pandemic

Coronavirus and entry restrictions: things travelers to Germany need to know

Multilingual Information About the Coronavirus and Measures of the State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia



Organise your stay in Cologne:

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