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Studienstart International plus


Reaching your goals quickly with a good start.

This one-semester Studienstart International plus gives you access to the University of Cologne (alternative to the Studienkolleg).

Studienstart International plus is an orientation semester that prepares you for your desired degree programme by offering basic courses in your field of study, subject-specific German courses, as well as seminars on intercultural awareness and study skills.

You will earn credit points, which will be credited to the Studium Integrale part of your Bachelor’s degree programme.

Orientation events and extensive counselling complement Studienstart International plus.

Studienstart International plus will also help you feel at home in the city and at the University of Cologne.

After successfully completing Studienstart International plus, you can enroll directly in the first semester of your degree programme – without having to apply again.

Studienstart International plus at the

Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
• Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences



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