Contact & Service

Office of Student Services

Should you have any questions on the online applications process or your enrollment, please contact the Office of Student Services.

International Office

The International Office provides advice and support for international students on all aspects related to studying at TH Köln.

Summer Semester 2019: Apply Online Now

Prospective first-year students can now apply online for admission in the summer semester 2019.

Apply online to Bachelor’s and Master’s programs

All applications are to be submitted online. If additional documents are to be submitted by mail, applicants will receive relevant information during the online applications process. All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon submission of their online application.

In the summer semester 2019 TH Köln participates in the Dialogue-oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) by with all Bachelor's programs with restricted admission. Additional information for prospective students who want to apply to a DoSV Bachelor’s program offered by TH Köln is available in German.

Please check our Program overview for a list of all programs offered at TH Köln. 

Applicants with international entrance qualifications (secondary school diploma, Studienkolleg or international (under)graduate degree)

The applications process for international applicants is slightly different. Follow the link below for more detailed information:
Applying as a Degree-Seeking Student

Have you been offered admission?

Letters of Admission for Bachelor’s programs with unrestricted admission are sent by email (as a PDF attachment) usually within a few days of submission of the online application and are also available for download in the “My Documents” section of the online application platform. The Letter of Admission also provides relevant information on the enrollment process. In case of exceptions, applicants will receive information during the applications process in the online application platform.

For Bachelor's programs participating in DoSV, Letters of Admission are usually sent out in February. The exact date depends on the time you accept your offer of admission. More detailed information is available in German:
DoSV: Letters of Admission/Rejection [in German]

Since the admission procedures for Master’s programs vary considerably, there is no fixed delivery period for Letters of Admission/Rejection for Master’s programs. Applicants to Master’s programs with restricted admission can expect to receive their Letters of Admission/Rejection approx. four weeks after the application deadline. All Letters of Admission/Rejection are delivered by email and are also available for download in the online application platform.

Use the information service to stay up to date

All applicants can check the status of their application and any documents submitted by mail (e.g. enrollment documents) at any time using the information service section of the online application platform.

Admission with Advanced Standing

Applicants who were previously enrolled in the same or a similar program in Germany or abroad may be granted advanced standing. Show more


The program overview provides information on admission requirements, application deadlines and other interesting facts for all programs offered by TH Köln. Show more