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International master students

Foto: Fabian Stürtz


Dear international student,

We know that all the activities, initiatives, information, rules, etc. at university can be a bit overwhelming for international students in a foreign country. To make your start here at the UoC as easy as possible, we have put together some important information and useful links for you as well as details of our study-related service portfolio – and of course our social activities!

Dates and Events:

General consultation sessions for international master's students
Every Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Normally at the WiSo Student Service office

Thematic Sessions

Every second Wednesday during the above mentioned consulting hours from 4:00 pm
  - 17.10.2018  Social networking and student activities
  - 31.10.2018  Opportunities for studying abroad
Location for once: Aachener Str. 209, 5th and 6th floors (Entrance: Richard-Strauss-Str. 1)
  - 14.11.2018  Jobs, internships and how to apply
  - 28.11.2018  Visas, health insurance, financing and much more besides
Where: Normally at the WiSo Student Service office

Canteen Day
When: Every second Tuesday in the month at 1:00 pm (last date: 27. November)
The Canteen Day will continue in April 2019

Where: Meeting point is the canteen entrance next to the “Sparkasse” cashpoint (ATM) at Zülpicher Str. 70, 50937 Cologne.

We know that is a lot of information all at once. If you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your WiSo Student Service team


Carina Piek, M.Sc. (coordinator WiSo Student Service)
Nicole Kienel, Dipl. Hdl. (student advisor)
Patrick Schroeder, M.Sc. (student advisor)

Impressions: Cologne and Campus

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  • View of the cathedral from the Rhine, photo: Sarah Brender
  • The WiSo building in the evening light, photo: Dustin Preick
  • The Cologne campus with its university meadow, photo: Sarah Brender
  • The summery university meadow, with the WiSo building in the background, photo: Sarah Brender


For more recent photo and video impressions, please visit our Instagram account. We are looking forward to new followers!