University of Cologne

The University of Cologne (UoC) is one of the oldest and largest universities in Germany and was awarded the status of an ‘excellence university’ in 2012.


Universität zu Köln
Universität zu Köln

As a research-focused university with a diverse range of faculties, the UoC houses a broad spectrum of disciplines including management, economics and social sciences, law, medicine, arts and humanities, mathematics and natural sciences as well as human sciences. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at UoC and benefit from a large variety of courses, including double-degree programs with internationally-renowned partner universities, as well as from a highly flexible yet comprehensive teacher's education program. The University of Cologne also offers substantial support to young researchers through its several graduate schools, such as the International Graduate School for the Humanities, a.r.t.e.s., and the Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy, BCGS. Researchers also benefit from two excellent research clusters: CECAD with a focus on aging research and CEPLAS, which specializes in plant sciences. The University of Cologne is located in the Rhineland, a metropolitan region in the heart of Europe, that offers numerous networking opportunities with businesses and other academic institutions as well as excellent working and living conditions for researchers and students.

Further information can be found on: www.uni-koeln.de