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CHE University Ranking

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 53,175
Students at this campus 53,175
Semester contribution no data
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.2 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
21.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
34.6 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
31.9 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
1.7 %
Other studies
1.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
39.4 %
Master's degree
14.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
28.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
16.3 %
Other types of degrees
1.6 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
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
English, French, Spanish. The foreign language courses are offered through the Professional Center and the Faculty of Arts, 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 Cologne students, UniSport organizes a course program near the campus with more than 500 weekly hours of sports and exercise in more than 150 different areas of sports and exercise. In addition, a modern gym (UniFit) and other attractive sports facilities are available all-day. UniSport events (UniLauf, Uni-Fußball-Cup) complement the regular program. The University of Cologne is a partner university for top level sports. In this context, UniSport supports top athletes to maintain the balance between competitive sports and studies. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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