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First Steps

Dear Applicants,

We are delighted that you are interested in studying at the University of Cologne.

On the following pages you will find instructions for online application using our campus management system KLIPS 2.0.

Technical Requirements

The technical requirements for working with KLIPS 2.0 are minimal. All you need is an internet connection and an up to date web browser (e. g. Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome).

Please note: Not all features of KLIPS 2.0 are available on mobile devices. It is therefore advisable NOT to use tablets or smartphones for your online application.

Information for prospective students who are visually impaired: KLIPS 2.0 has not been optimized for screenreaders. For this reason, you may require assistance for from a second party.

Further Information on the Application Process

Further information regarding application can be found on the websites of the relevant departments.

On the website of the Student Advisory and Counselling Centre, you will find an overview of the different subjects you can study (This website is available mostly in German).  

On the website of the Studierendensekretariate (Student Information Office), you will find an overview of all application deadlines as well as an overview of the application process. There is also information on the different types of applicants:

Information for international applicants is available on the website of the International Office.