University of Cologne ／ ケルン大学 ／ Universität zu köln
|Number of students||2 *Updated September 22, 2022|
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program|
|Period of study||October - July|
|Location||Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln, Germany|
|University profile||The University of Cologne is a modern university in the heart of Europe.
Academic excellence, internationality and widely varied curricula create a vibrant and inspiring environment for students, scientists and scholars.
It has a strong reputation in business, humanities and life sciences.
Since its distinction in the frame of the German Excellence Initiative 2012, the University of Cologne belongs to the small group of elite universities in Germany.
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||All faculties, but restrictions within Management, Medicine, Economics and Social Sciences (including WiSo Faculty). The faculties wiith restrictions above may not accomodate the exchange students depending on the availability.
Language Courses: https://portal.uni-koeln.de/en/international/study-in-cologne/department-german-as-a-foreign-language
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||Management, Medicine, Economics and Social Sciences (including WiSo Faculty) is limited.|
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||All faculties, but restrictions within Management, Medicine, Economics and Social Sciences (including WiSo Faculty).|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||------|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||N/A|
|Minimum GPA (G)||Same as above.|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||・Students who wish to take classes in German: B2
・Students who wish to take classes in English: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 5.5
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||Same as above.|
|Academic calendar|| WINTER SEMESTER:
Orientation date and German intensive language course:
Beginning of September
Classes begin: Beginning of October
Classes end: Beginning of February
Classes begin: Beginning of April
Classes end: Mid-July
|Important university website for exchange students||https://portal.uni-koeln.de/en/international/study-in-cologne/international-applications/exchange-students-from-partner-universities|
|Dormitory information||International Office applies for Keio exchange students; http://www.kstw.de|
|Other information||The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (WiSo Faculty) has a sepatare agreement and uiversity-wide exchange students are not guaranteed places at WiSo Faculty.|