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International Scholars


International House: guest house and home of the Welcome Centre   Photo: Thomas Arntz/KölnAlumni



Welcome Centre for international scholars at the University of Cologne

The Welcome Center offers individual assistance for international researchers. We provide a range of services to make the preparations and the stay itself as uncomplicated and pleasant as possible.

If you would like our assistance please fill out our registration form.


Visiting Hours

Tuesdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm 
Thursdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm 
International House, Kringsweg 6 (Büro, ground floor)

By indivual appointment at your convenience:
Please send us an email to make an appointment.
We also offer consultations via email, Zoom or telephone.


News & Activities

International Lecture Series: <br>Meet Our International Researchers!

International Lecture Series:
Meet Our International Researchers!

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Cologne International Forum

Cologne International Forum: Events

International activities in research and teaching at the University of Cologne

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