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Application for the Preparatory German Course

The preparatory German course addresses to those, who intend to apply to the University of Cologne (Bachelor and degree courses with state examination) and already have a good German level (B2) but don´t have the required language skills for studying a degree course yet.

The German course will be completed with a recognized language exam for university access. It comprises 20 semester hours per week (45 minutes each). If successfully passed, you will have obtained the language proficiency required for studying at University of Cologne.


The University of Cologne offers German courses and other courses for refugees to prepare them linguistically and generally for university studies. The minimum language requirement is a B1 certificate.