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Visiting doctoral students

The WiSo Faculty is pleased to welcome doctoral students from our international partner universities for study and research visits in Cologne. As a visiting doctoral student, you can attend the Faculty's doctoral courses and the annual summer school. You also have access to the Faculty's research resources and will be provided with a workplace. With the appropriate qualification, you may also be able to participate in one of the Faculty's current research projects.

Key features of the WiSo Faculty:

  • Committed scientists with top credentials in Germany's economic and social science research landscape
  • An impressive variety of specialisations and research fields
  • A combination of deep theoretical understanding and methodological expertise and a direct connection with practice
  • A unique network of research resources and institutes
  • A long-standing tradition of international student exchanges with partner universities worldwide
  • The cosmopolitan media city Cologne, which offers an exciting mix of education, culture and entertainment

If you would like more information on the application process, the Cologne Graduate School (CGS) – the Faculty's structured doctoral programme – will be pleased to assist you.