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International Doctoral Students

Services of the International Office for international doctoral students

Not a UoC student yet? Please find information on how to earn a doctorate in Cologne (range of studies, application, organisation) on our pages for prospective doctoral students.


Announcement: DAAD-Prize 2022 for international students with special academic achievements | Deadline: August 12, 2022

Solidarity With Ukraine: Support Offers at the University of Cologne

Organisiere Dein Studium mit der "Studo"-App - - mit kostenlosem Code für Internationale Studierende der UzK (download PDF)



Please consult our team if you have questions regarding:


Please feel free to register for our digital consultation hour via "Zoom" (Tuesdays from 10 am - 12.30 pm). 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:


Mentoring Programmes of the HR Development for Researchers

For female (doctoral) students with a primarily non-university career goal

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

Erste Generation Promotion – for (doctoral) students with a non-academic background (GER)