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Contact & Service


Office of Student and Examination Services
Should you have any questions regarding your enrollment, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Services.

Freshman Information

Welcome to TH Köln. We are delighted that you have chosen to study at our university. This website provides you with useful information on preparatory courses and freshman events. We wish you all the best for your studies and are looking forward to seeing you at TH Köln!

Attention freshmen

Are there any welcome or freshman events for my program? When do classes start? How do I get my schedule?

Make sure to read the freshman information to get all the support and information you need for a smooth start of studies.

No freshman information available yet? Please check back later. Information may only become available shortly before the start of the semester.


Basic knowledge at a glance

Find all useful freshman information summarized in our brochure "Getting started: Basic knowledge for new students and PhD students at TH Köln".

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Information for International Students

Our brochure "Just Arrived" provides important information for international students on topics such as visa, accomodation, health insurance and many more.

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Student ID card and public transport pass

Once enrolled, all new students receive their student ID card (called MultiCa) by mail. The MultiCa is also your public transport pass for the Rhine-Sieg Transport Network (VRS). To use public transport in all of North Rhine-Westphalia, you need to generate and print the NRW Semesterticket.

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Deutschlandstipendium: We support young talents

The Deutschlandstipendium gives TH Köln the opportunity to support talented students even better. At the same time, it opens up new opportunities for practical knowledge and technology transfer in cooperation with companies.