Junge Menschen im Foyer in Deutz (Image: Thilo Schmülgen/TH Köln)

Welcome to TH Köln

We are glad you decided to enroll at our university. This page provides you with useful information on preparatory courses and welcome events for new students. We wish you all the best for your studies and are looking forward to seeing you at TH Köln!

Information for new first-year students

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

Make sure to read the information for first-year students ("Erstsemesterinformationen") to get all the support and information you need for a smooth start of studies.

No information for first-year students 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".

Ansicht der MultiCa für Studierende (Image: TH Köln)

Student ID card and public transport pass

All new students receive their student ID card (MultiCa) by mail. You need your MultiCa to use the library, copy machines and lockers and to pay in the cafeteria. The public transport pass for the Rhine-Sieg Transport Network (VRS) and the NRW Ticket is available for download.

Studentin und Unternehmer im Gespräch vor dem Hauptgebäude der Fachhochschule Köln (Image: FH Köln/Thilo Schmülgen)

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.