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Contact the International Office


International Office:

Postal Address   

University of Cologne
International Office
50923 Cologne

Visiting Address
University of Cologne
Student Service Center (SSC)
Universitätsstraße 22 a
50937 Cologne

Public Transport
- Tram line U9 and bus lines 130 and 142 stop at ‘Universität‘.
- From train station ‘Bahnhof Süd‘ it is a five-minute walk along Zülpicher Straße.

Interactive map / site plan (The International Office is in building no. 102)

Journey to the University of Cologne:
Google Maps ● Arrival by car ● Arrival by train ● Arrival by plane


Find the right contact person of the International Office for the following subject areas:


German as a Foreign Language

Department 91

  • German language courses for international students and scholars
  • Language examinations for university admission


International Students

Department 92

  • Application, Admission, and Enrolment
  • Programme 'Studienstart International'
  • Councelling
  • Global Responsibility

Contact form for requests concerning application, admission, and enrolment for international students


International Mobility

Department 93

  • Study and Research Abroad, EU- Educational Programmes

  • KölnAlumni WELTWEIT
  • Cologne Summer Schools

  • Coordination Europe, North America, Australia/NZL


International Science

Department 94

  • Guest Scholars
  • International Science
  • Researcher Alumni Network

  • Coordination Japan, Turkey



Head of the International Office


Financial Administration


Web and Social Media 


UoC Liaison Offices:

   New York



Contact to the Prorectorate for International Affairs:

Vice-Rector for International Affairs



Site Plan Student Service Center (SSC)