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The housing situation in Cologne is difficult! Please inform yourself as early as possible on our pages and network with students from Cologne.

Services for Enrolled International Students

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:


ANNOUNCEMENT: Stipends for extracurricular commitment of international students | EXTENDED deadline: September 8, 2023

ANNOUNCEMENT: DAAD-Prize 2023 for international students with special academic achievements | Deadline: June 30, 2023

Organize your studies with the "Studo"- App - - with free registration code for Internationals of the UoC (download PDF)

Please consult our team if you have questions regarding:


Please feel free to register for our consultation hours. Our consultation hours take place every Tuesday from 10 am - 12.30 pm. You can choose between a personal consultation in our office or a digital consultation via Zoom: 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



Mentoring Programmes of the HR Development for Researchers

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