Prospective Exchange Students from Partner Universities
Are you studying at a partner university of the University of Cologne and would you like to spend an exchange semester at the UoC?
The International Office looks after student exchanges within the framework of our about 90 university-wide partnerships, and will be happy to help you with all the organizational questions you may have regarding your study stay with us. On these pages we would like to give you some initial general information about your stay at the UoC and in Cologne. You will receive more detailed information from us when you have been officially accepted as an exchange student at the UoC.
If you have any questions about the more than 300 partnerships at faculty and institute level, please contact the respective faculty.
Covid-19 Guidance & Support – Information for International Students (as of Oct. 2021)
FAQ | Covid-19
How does teaching work in the current winter semester 2021/22?
Travel regulations and stay in Cologne
Where can I get the latest information from the University of Cologne on measures taken in regard to Covid-19?
Study offer and application
Which study courses does the UoC offer?
The academic year at the UoC
What requirements do I have to meet for an exchange program at the UoC?
How do I apply for a study stay at the UoC?
Courses and semester schedule
What courses can I attend at the UoC?
German courses | pre-semester and semester
For all further questions regarding course selection at the faculties, please contact the "Centers for International Relations" (ZIB) of the respective faculty or the CGSP team:
Life in Cologne
Accommodation in Cologne
Welcome Session & Intercultural Training for international exchange students
Are there tuition fees at the UoC and what is the semester fee?
Cost of living in Cologne
Information on the Corona Pandemic from the International Office with FAQ on Vaccination for Internationals
Factsheet for exchange students
Cologne Global Study Program (CGSP)
Your contact persons in the International Office
Coordination for exchange students from partner universities worldwide
Nicole Conde (Ms.)
Tina Riemer (Ms.)
Contact and map
International Office of the University of Cologne
University of Cologne
International Office, Dept. 92
Albertus Magnus Platz
University of Cologne
Studierenden Service Center (SSC), ground floor
Interactive map of the University of Cologne