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International Prospective Master Students

Important note for your application for the summer semester 2021!

Please apply online via uni-assist ONLY.  It is NOT necessary to send hardcopies by mail to uni-assist in Berlin. If you are admitted to the program, certified documents must be submitted to the International Office within the first semester.

Furthermore, all documents that are required for formal admission must be submitted on time! For degree programmes without admission restrictions, a proof of language proficiency can be submitted at the latest when enrolling.

If you encounter difficulties in preparing your application documents, please contact

Range of Studies

What are the Master's programmes available at the University of Cologne?

Application and Admission

Application Procedure

The application for your intended master's program is generally made via the respective master admission committee of the faculty and also uni assist e.V. There is a master admission's committee for each master's program, which is responsible for the selection process and will check in each individual case whether you have the required professional qualifications.


Organise your Stay in Cologne


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.

General office hours for all areas of the International Office: Tuesday 10-12:30 hrs.
You can find the office hours of the individual departments below.


Your Contact Persons at the International Office:

Application, Admission, Enrolment 

Christina Boland & Henrike Bassenge
Phone: +49 (0)221 / 470-76312 (9 - 10 am, Henrike Bassenge)

Consultation hours
Application, Admission and Enrolment

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10 am - 12.30 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm - 6 pm

or by individual appointment:

In the SSC (Student Service Center) ground-floor


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)