Universität zu Köln

Universität zu Köln Ranking

country rank: 10
world rank: 213

University Overview

Universität zu Köln (University of Cologne) is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Köln (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). Universität zu Köln (UzK) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia). In a variety of fields of study, the Universität zu Köln (UzK) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 632-year-old German university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. UzK additionally offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Universität zu Köln Ranking

University Identity

Name Universität zu Köln
Acronym UzK
Founded 1388
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Albertus-Magnus-Platz Köln 50923 North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Tel +49 (221) 470-0
Fax +49 (221) 470 5151

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Albertus Magnus Platz Köln 50923 (221) 4 70 0

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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