Financing your studies for international students
An essential factor for pursuing your studies in Germany are the costs of your stay. This page provides you with all information on costs of living in Cologne as well as ways of funding your studies.
A number of institutions offer advice and support when it comes to funding your studies. Among them are:
TH Köln charges a semester fee of approx. 270 € per semester.
Cost of Living
The costs of living for your stay in Cologne largely depend on your personal needs. When planning your stay, you should calculate monthly costs of approximately €700-800. In this webpage's download box, we have compiled Average Cost of Living for Cologne Students, including rent and utility costs as well as food items, mobile contracts or leisure-time events.
The DAAD offers international students an extensive scholarship database in which students, graduates and scientists can find a wide range of interesting information. The programmes offered in Germany provide financial support for studies, research work or a teaching stay in Germany.
The International Office of TH Köln awards end-of-study scholarships to particularly qualified foreign students, who are currently in the final phase of their studies. These scholarships are funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Federal Foreign Office.