General Information

First semester tips

Inform yourself early, and study smart

What should one pay attention to when beginning a course of study? Helpful pointers and general orientation.


Millions of titles at the click of a mouse

There are numerous public and academic libraries in Cologne containing literature and media on an enormous range of subjects.

Cologne’s Student Union

Accomodations, eating, and more …

Student services: The Cologne Students' Union employs more than 500 staff to attend to any and all issues that might concern the 70.000 university students besides their studies and leisure activities.

Jobbing and Studying

No mon, no fun

About 80% of the students in Cologne have jobs beside their studies. Here are some useful tips and adresses helping you to find a job.

From students for students

ASten and Fachschaften

Info on the duties and work of student representative organizations.

Consulting Services

Contacts to Student Advisory Services

What is the structure of your desired program of studies? The following academic counselors are happy to help you with any questions!

Postgraduate Studies