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Studienstart International

For further information please refer to the web page of the International Office.

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Cologne, you as a student from a non-EU country will begin your studies with a compulsory tailor-made programme that will enable you to study quickly and successfully. The programme lasts for one semester. It already includes courses of the regular 1st semester as well as additional courses that will give you an optimal start to your studies. You are enrolled as a regular student from the very beginning.

Your study plan in the programme Studienstart International

  • Two mathematical and scientific foundations (written exam)
  • Technical English course (participation)
  • Event to improve language skills (written exam)
  • Orientation series (participation)
  • Seminar Intercultural Sensitization (participation)  
  • Study competence course (ungraded paper)

After successful participation in 'Studienstart International' you will be admitted to the first semester.

Information on the documents you have to submit and the application deadlines can be found in Application Guide. You can find more information on the International Start of Studies programme on the central university website.