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Immigration & Residence

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Before you start your studies at the University of Cologne, you need to take care of some organizational matters. Here you will find an overview of the formalities regarding immigration and residence that you should complete before your departure and shortly after your arrival in Cologne.





Please feel free to register for our consultation hours. Our consultation hours take place every Tuesday from 10 am - 12.30 pm. You can choose between a personal consultation in our office or a digital consultation via Zoom: Please register here.

We are also at your disposal by email via our contact form for international students.

Team "Service for international students"
at the SSC (Student Service Center), ground floor
Universitätsstr. 22a, 50937 Köln

Organise your stay in Cologne: