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Contact the Division ‘International Affairs’


Find the right contact person of the Division ‘International Affairs’ for the following subject areas:


German as a Foreign Language

Department 91

  • German language courses for international students and scholars
  • Language examinations for university admission


International Students

Department 92

  • Application, Admission, and Enrolment
  • Programme 'Studienstart International'
  • Councelling
  • Global Responsibility

Contact form for requests concerning application, admission, and enrolment for international students


International Mobility

Department 93

  • Study and Research Abroad, EU- Educational Programmes

  • KölnAlumni WELTWEIT
  • Cologne Summer Schools


International Science

Department 94

  • Guest Scholars
  • International Science
  • Researcher Alumni Network



Head of the International Office


Financial Administration


Web and Social Media 


International Contact Points of the University of Cologne

Regional Offices | German Centers for Research and Innovation (DWIH) | Turkish-German University


The Rector's Representative for International Affairs

Professor Dr Michaela Pelican, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology



Adresses, Directions, Site Plan

The Division ‘International Affairs’ (International Office) is located in the Student Service Center of the University of Cologne.

Opening Hours of the Building

Visiting Address

University of Cologne
Student Service Center (SSC)
Universitätsstraße 22 a
50937 Cologne
Postal Address   
University of Cologne
International Office
50923 Cologne

Public Transport
- Tram line U9 and bus lines 130 and 142 stop at ‘Universität‘.
- From train station ‘Bahnhof Süd‘ it is a five-minute walk along Zülpicher Straße.

Journey to the University of Cologne:
Google Maps ● Arrival by car ● Arrival by train ● Arrival by plane

Site Plan Student Service Center (SSC)