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Universität zu Köln

  • Albertus-Magnus-Platz
  • 50923 Köln
  • Phone: +49 221 470-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1388
Total number of Students 53,137
Students at this campus 53,137
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 262,82 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
9.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
18.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
41.8 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
27.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
1.7 %
Other studies
1.4 %

Types of degrees

40.9 %
13.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
15.9 %
Other types of degrees
30.1 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
The Universität zu Köln has a two-layer library system. This means that in addition to the USB, the central university library, there are approximately 150 campus libraries affiliated with the university’s institutes. more information
Foreign language courses
There is no foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Foreign language courses are offered through the Professional Center and the Faculty of Philosophy, including the Language Laboratory. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. For students from Cologne, the university sports facilities include, in the immediate vicinity of the campus, a course programme of more than 500 hours per week of sports & exercise in more than 150 different sporting disciplines and types of exercise. In addition, there is a modern gym (UniFit) that is open all day as well as other attractive sports facilities. University sports events (UniLauf run, uni football cup) perfectly complement the ongoing programme. The Universität zu Köln is a Partner University of Leading Athletics. In this context, the university sports facility helps top athlete students reconcile competitive sport with studying. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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