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Prospective students

The following table lists the most important dates and deadlines for semester and study planning.

15.01. (exclusion period) for the summer term
15.07. (exclusion period) for the fall term
Application for studies in undergraduate degree programmes with local admission restrictions in the first semester
Start of study in the winter term
15.03. (exclusion period) for the summer term
15.09. (exclusion period) for the fall term
Application for studies in undergraduate degree programmes with admission restrictions in the higher semester
Application for the Master's programmes
Please find information about the application procedure here
Application of foreign students International Office

Students

18. April 2017Start summer term 2017
28. Juli 2017End of lecture period summer term
15. Juli 2017Registration deadline for the next winter semester (transfer semester fee!)
24. August 2017, 10.30-12.00 Uhr Information event for bachelor students of the ER 2015 who get into the 2nd semester, also students of higher semesters, HS I (WiSo building)
14. September 2017, 10.00-11.15 UhrGeneral information event for Bachelor's first semester (1st date), HS I (WiSo building). Further information for freshmen can be found in the category "Information for Entering students".
14. September 2017, 11.30-12.30 UhrSubject-specific information event for Bachelor's first semester (1st date). Venue see Klips 2.0 and information for freshman students in the category "Information for Entering students"
18. September 2017, 13:00-15:00KLIPS 2.0 information event (English) and FAQ round (German and English) in lecture hall XXIII in the "WiSo-Schlauch"
20. September 2017, 10-11.30 UhrInformation events for Bachelor's first semester in the combined courses of study Regional Studies with the elective subjects BWL, VWL and SOWI. Venue: Lecture Hall XII (main building)
20. September 2017, 12-13.30 UhrInformation event for Bachelor's first semester in the combined study course Media Studies with the elective subject Media Management and Media Economics. Venue: Lecture Hall XII (main building)
04. Oktober 2017, 10.00-11.15 UhrGeneral information event for Bachelor's first semester (2nd date), HS I (WiSo building). Further information for freshman students can be found in the category "Information for Entering students".
04. Oktober 2017, 11.30-12.30 UhrSubject-specific information event for Bachelor's first semester (2nd appointment). Venue see Klips 2.0 and information for freshman students in the category "Information for Entering students"
02. Oktober 2017 - 05. Oktober 2017During this period, the Master Welcome Days take place. Further information about the program will be available soon.
30. September 2017End of summer term 17
01. Oktober 2017Start fall term 17/18
09. Oktober 2017Start of lectures
09. Oktober 2017, 9.00 UhrFirst semester greeting in the auditorium
02. Februar 2018Endof lectures fall term 17/18
15. Februar 2018Registration deadline for the next summer semester (transfer semester fee!)
31. März 2018End of fall term 17/18

Recesses fall term 17/18

03. Oktober 2017German Unification Day
31. Oktober 2017Reformation Day
01. November 2017All Saints' Day
23. Dezember 2017-05. Januar 2018Christmas Break
12. Februar 2018"Rosenmontag"

Further dates, deadlines and lecture times can be found on the website of the University of Cologne.