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Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen

  • Abteilung Köln
  • Wörthstraße 10
  • 50668 Köln
  • Phone: +49 221 7757-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University of applied sciences, churchly
Year of foundation 1971
Total number of Students 5,416
Students at this campus 2,031
Semester contribution 281,10 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
37.9 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
0.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
62.1 %
Humanities, Languages
0.0 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
0.0 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Aachen; Cologne; Münster; Paderborn; Stock: 268,006 printed volumes, of which 81,879 in Cologne; 652 periodicals, 11,899 E-Journals by subscription, 187,336 E-Books, etc., and access to 78 databases.; Services: The university library is an internally and externally networked open-access library with four branch libraries at the university locations in Aachen, Cologne, Münster and Paderborn. Its entire printed and digital stock incl. specialist databases is recorded in national, cooperative catalogues (HBZ Verbundkatalog, DBIS, EZB, ZDB) and can be searched, ordered, borrowed or used by all students/university members there and in the common katho-Online-Katalog (OPAC) for all locations. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is no foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, Arabic. (English for social workers, Arabic as part of the ‘Spring academy’)
Special features regarding university sports
The university does not have its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the university sports programme for Cologne (German Sport University Cologne, University of Cologne) Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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