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Study in Cologne: 13 Universities with 203 English Study Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Cologne

38 BC
Founded in
North Rhine- Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
State
1.080.000
Inhabitants
13
No. of universities

Overview

masters
203

Study Programs in English

universities
13

Universities

ranking
1

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (65 programs for EU citizens, 68 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 16,680 per semester (5 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 30 and May 15

Summer Semester

between June 30 and April 29

View all 203 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Cologne

#151-200Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Cologne

public University

No. of Students: approx. 53,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 14,875 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #157, QS World University Rankings #306

Tuition Fees

65
68
9
17
28
91

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2025

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
24.1% local admission restriction (local NC)
47.8% no admission restriction, but ability test
30.5% no admission restriction
-2.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

84.7% directly at University
18.2% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
19.7% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (6 programs )

Minimum:

72 (27 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (66 programs )

Maximum:

7 (13 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (17 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (6 programs )

Maximum:

7 (13 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (27 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (66 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (17 programs )

Program Features

2-27 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Master of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering

Studienkolleg

Executive MBA

Master of Laws

Beginning

Winter intake

51.7%

Summer intake

0.5%

Winter & Summer intake

37.4%

Location


Show Universities List

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CBS International Business School
2
German Sport University Cologne
3
Media University of Applied Sciences
4
TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences
5
Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln (RHF) - University of Applied Sciences
6
FHM - Fachhochschule des Mittelstands
7
Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences
8
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
9
University of Cologne Business School
10
ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln
11
International School of Management (ISM)
12
University of Cologne
13
HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

List of all universities in Cologne offering English-taught Study Programs

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CBS International Business School

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,800

Program Fees: € 0 - € 11,610

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

FHM - Fachhochschule des Mittelstands

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,800

Program Fees: € 4,050 - € 4,213

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

German Sport University Cologne

public University · No. of Students: 6,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,250

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 750

Program Fees: € 7,180

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Hochschule Fresenius - University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 18,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 11,440

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Foundation Year (Studienkolleg)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

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