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Application for the Preparatory German Course

Important note for your application for the winter semester 2020/21! The application deadline for undergraduate programmes, 1st semester, has been postponed to 20.8.2020. If you encounter difficulties in preparing your application documents, please contact

The preparatory German course addresses to those, who intend to apply to the University of Cologne and already have a good German level (B2) but don´t have the required language skills for studying a degree course yet.

The German course will be completed with a recognized language exam for university access. It comprises 24 semester hours per week (45 minutes each), including the possibility to attend additional exercises. If successfully passed, you will have obtained the language proficiency required for studying at University of Cologne.