Zentrum für Internationale Beziehungen

The Faculty of Human Sciences welcomes all international students!

The University of Cologne has two semester terms every year. The summer semester starts in April and ends in July. The winter semester starts in October and ends in February. To see the precise dates for the current academic years click here.

The teaching programme at the Faculty of Human Sciences is for the most part in German. For a survey of the current programme click here.

Most incoming international students at our Faculty come under the ERASMUS programme .

We recommend that guest students apply as soon as possible for accommodation in Cologne.

Are you interested in master degree courses in the study field of human sciences? Please click here. 

If you are an international PHD student or plan to work on a doctoral thesis here you find information here


dept. special education building


Please contact the ZIB (Center for International Relations, Faculty of Human Sciences) for all questions regarding your stay at the University of Cologne as Incoming student.

Email: zib-hf@uni-koeln.de

Tel: +49/ 221/ 470-1974