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If you have more questions on the online application process, please refer to our FAQ:

Office of Student and Examination Services
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Online Application Platform

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Online application step by step: How to apply to TH Köln.
All prospective students who wish to enroll in the first program semester of a Bachelor's or Master's program at TH Köln need to apply for admission through our online application platform. Continue reading to find out how to submit your application online.

Before you begin

Please take your time to complete your online application and make sure to read the information provided on the online application platform.

You will need the following documents to complete your application: 

  •     a government-issued ID (e.g. passport)
  •     Higher Education Entrance Qualification (e.g. secondary school diploma)
  •     Applicants to Master's programs: certificate of your undergraduate degree

How to apply online

1. How to access the online application platform
Before you access the online application platform, select the program that you want to apply to, then go to "How to apply". Please note that for some programs, this information is only available in German (usually if the program is mainly taught in German). In this case, switch to the German site and select "Bewerbung" in the left-hand navigation. 

Please read the information carefully and make sure that you are eligible for an application through the online application platform. If you are an international applicant you may be required to submit your application through the
University Application Service for International Students (uni-assist). 

If you are eligible for an application through TH Köln's online application platform, click on the respective link on the "How to apply" page, which will take you to the online application platform. 

2. Read the privacy policy and terms of service for TH Köln's online application platform
By creating a user account, you confirm that you have read and acknowledged TH Köln's privacy policy and terms of service for the online application platform. You also agree to the data collection through the online application platform.  

3. Create a user account and enter your data on the online application platform
Please follow the instructions on the online application platform. You may save your application at any time and come back to your application later without losing any information.

4. Check the information you entered in the application form
Before submitting your application, please check the information you entered and correct them if necessary. It is not possible to change any information after you have submitted your online application.

5. Submit your application
If all information you provided is complete and correct you can submit your application electronically. Please write down your application number as you may need it to check the status of your application at a later date. We also suggest that you either save or print your application for future reference. An overview of your application will also be available for download from the online application platform for the entire applications process. 
After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation email. Please note that it may take some time for this email to appear in your inbox. 

6. Check the status of your application
You can log in to the online application platform to check the status of your application at any time. Please select your application, then go to the "++Information Service++"section.

All prospective students are required to submit their applications through the online application platform. Any exceptions will be indicated in the course of the online application and additional information is provided.