University of Cologne University of Cologne

Today, the University of Cologne seeks to combine the historical institution it once was with the present-day, reflecting pride in its heritage and traditions while conveying a modern outlooks, hoping to provide students with a unique learning environment. Home to over 45,000 students UoC is one of the largest universities in Germany with almost a third of its students going on to enter the teaching profession. As of 2017 UoC, according to The Times Higher Education World Rankings is ranked 170th in the world.

The university is located in the city of Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany placed both sides of the Rhine river. Offering seemingly endless attractions, led by its famous cathedral, Cologne is a historical map of transitioning architecture as well as providing inhabitants with a wide variety of cultural attractions such as museums, galleries and cafés. Less than 80 kilometres from Belgium, Cologne can offer students culture as well as travel, enhancing studies immeasurably. 

Quick Facts:

Location: Cologne, Germany
City Population: Just over 1 million / 4th largest city in Germany
University Population: 48,179
Climate: Cologne is one of the warmest cities in Germany, with generally cool winters and warm summers.
Nearest airport: Cologne Bonn Airport