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Services for Enrolled International Students

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.

Information from the International Office Regarding Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19

Graduation Scholarships for International Students and Doctoral Candidates

On these sites, we would like to provide some information for enrolled international students in terms of the organisation of their studies at the University of Cologne and concerning life in Cologne in general. The information is appropriate for:

  • international students in undergraduate/state examination courses of study (Bachelor, Staatsexamen) and Master students
  • international doctoral students (for further information especially for doctoral students please consult this site as well)
  • short term students worldwide (partner universities, ERASMUS)
  • international scholarship holders

Please consult our team if you have questions regarding:

  • your residence permit and extension of the residence permit at the Foreigners Registration Office ("Studienverlaufsbescheinigung")
  • confirmations for authorities in the home country (Embassy, Military Service, scholarships etc.)
  • working besides the studies
  • financing your studies
  • academic planning
  • individual problems 
  • the International Students Associations
  • offers of the International Office

Due to current events, our personal consultation hours are cancelled until further notice. However, we are at your disposal via email:

at the SSC (Student Service Center), ground floor
Universitätsstr. 22a, 50937 Köln



Mentoring Programmes of the HR Development for Researchers

Gender Mentoring-Agentur – for female students & doctoral candidates (GER/EN)