General Information

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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.

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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.

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From students for students

ASten and Fachschaften

Info on the duties and work of student representative organizations.

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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!

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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.

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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.

Postgraduate Studies