Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Cologne, Germany
Cologne University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Köln) is a higher education institution in Cologne, Germany, established in 1971.
  • 5 Masters
  • 16600 Students
  • Public Institution Type



Cologne University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1971 as a fusion of renowned predecessor institutions.


TH Köln aims to deliver an education with practical relevance: our academic activities have a strong - if not exclusive - focus on professional qualifications through applied research and development. Due to our proximity to professional reality and application-oriented research, our institution is perfectly suited to offer further academic qualifications and support for lifelong learning activities


TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences is a research-intensive university actively engaging in a variety of research activities. We cooperate with universities and other research institutions on a national and international level, as state-of-the-art research thrives on the exchange of expertise transcending institutional and geographic borders.


The Career Service offers a broad variety of services for TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences' students and graduates. Providing advice, information and support, its goal is to find solutions that take one's personal situation as well the requirements of today's labor market into account.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Cologne University of Applied Sciences!


Student services

  • Public Relations Department
  • Language Learning Center
  • Department Key Skills

Housing services

When it comes to academic teaching and learning, TH Köln takes into account the increasing diversity among its students, thus contributing to the integration of all of its members’ potential into the learning process.

Library services

TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences' library offers a broad range of services and supports the institution's information infrastructure in the fields of academic affairs and research. From the beginning, the library's strong service focus has led to continuous self-evaluation and optimization of its professional range of services.

ICT services

Campus IT is TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences' IT service. It is headed by the CIO and was founded in June 2007 when Department 4 (Data Management) and the Center of Information Technology were merged.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees