Internationale Studierende der FH Köln (Image: Michael Schuff)

Going Abroad

Gaining experiences abroad has become somewhat of a must-do for a lot of students and is an essential prerequisite for employers when selecting potential candidates. No matter whether you choose to study at a university in Mexico, do an internship at an enterprise in Australia or participate in a language course in Spain: Your ways of spending time abroad are virtually endless.

You have decided to go abroad? Congratulations! Before you can embark on your journey, you should choose a country, university or enterprise and start planning and preparing for your stay abroad in cooperation with your faculty. The Outgoing pages of the International Office will assist you in learning more about your very own adventure abroad.

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KARIBU Buddy Program

Are you from abroad and are about to enroll at TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences? Or are you in Cologne already and would like to add an international touch to your life? If that is you, our KARIBU buddy program is just what you are looking for. Show more

Partner Universities

Close relationships are cultivated not only within the German post-secondary education landscape, but also with other, international institutions. TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences currently has partnerships with about 290 universities abroad and supports student mobility via a wide range of study/stay abroad and related financial support options. Show more

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Semester Events

Every semester, the International Office organizes exciting cultural events to connect German and international students and invites you to jointly discover different aspects of Cologne. You will find all important dates and information in our handy semester calendar. Show more

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Language Partnership

Are you interested in foreign languages, cultures and people? Or would you like to improve your language skills for your semester abroad? If your answer is yes, TH Kölns’ Language Partnership is just the right program for you. Show more