27 English Study Programs at University of Cologne

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

University of Cologne

Natural Sciences & MathematicsEngineeringHumanitiesBusiness, Economics & LawMedicine & HealthSocial Sciences
11%
International students
English
27
No. of English-taught Study Programs
University
Type
public
Status
53.000
Students

About the University

The University at a glance

The University of Cologne is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe. Due to its outstanding scientific achievements and the high quality and diversity of its degree programmes, it enjoys an excellent international reputation.

The UoC’s mission is to create, preserve and impart knowledge, to offer its students and early-career academics outstanding academic education, to qualify them for both academic and professional careers, to promote cutting-edge research and to drive innovation while focusing on the constantly changing needs and challenges of today’s society.

Statistics

Faculties: 6

Clusters of Excellence: 4

Graduate Schools, including two Excellence Graduate Schools: 34

Collaborative Research Centres / Transregios: 12

ERC-Grants: 20

Leibniz Prize Winners: 11

Alexander von Humboldt Professorships: 4

UoC Centres: 16

Third-party Funding: 209,9 Mio. € (Medicine 94,9 Mio. €) (12/2017)

Total budget: 809,3 Mio. € (Medicine 255,8 Mio €) (12/2017)

Academic staff: 5.827 (including Professorship / including Clinical Staff) (12/2017)

Administrative and technichal staff: 6.018 (including. Med. Faculty + Clinic without nursing staff) (12/2017)

Professors: 649 (12/2017)

Degree programme: 335 (WS2017/18)

Freshmen: 7.169 (WS 2017/18)

Students: 48.841 (WS2017/18)

Graduates: 7.862 (year of examination 2017)

Completed Doctorates: 741 (WS2017/18)

International Rankings

#157
Times Higher Education Ranking
#151-200
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
#306
QS World University Rankings

National Rankings

#12
Humboldt Ranking
#12
DFG-Ranking

Tuition fees

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

25 Programs

No Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
70.4% local admission restriction (local NC)
25.9% no admission restriction
3.7% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

7.4% directly at University
92.6% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

6 (8 programs)

Minimum

79 (1 program)

Minimum

B2 First (FCE) (7 programs)

Maximum

7 (3 programs)

Maximum

100 (2 programs)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (13 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

6 (8 programs)

Maximum

7 (3 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

79 (1 program)

Maximum

100 (2 programs)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

B2 First (FCE) (7 programs)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (13 programs)

Program Features

4-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts

Executive MBA

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

70.4%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

29.6%

Location

University of Cologne
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List of English-taught Study Programs offered by University of Cologne