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Central Student Advisory Service

Study with orientation

The Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) answers initial questions and provides advice on various topics related to studying. It arranges contacts to the advising experts, is a guide in the organization of studies and offers assistance in crisis situations as well as in case of orientation difficulties. The International Office (IO) as well as the professionalization area are also part of the ZSB.

Contact & office hours

Open consultation hours

  • Monday: 10:00 - 12:00 o'clock
  • Thursday: 14:00 - 16:00 o'clock

You can find us in room 2, in the main building of the university.

Online consultation via Zoom

  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00 h
  • Access information
    Zoom link
    Meeting ID: 915 8855 1020
    ID code: 124655

Additional appointments can be made in person or online by appointment.

Advice by e-mail

  • We are also happy to answer initial questions via email.

We help you further

The Central Student Advisory Service provides information on the following topics

  • General information on the content and scope of a music or dance degree program
  • Study options at the HfMT
  • Admission requirements and application procedures

We provide answers to questions about:

  • Application procedure and application documents
  • Qualifying examination and qualifying examination regulations
  • Language certificate and university entrance qualification

We are happy to inform and advise you on the following topics:

  • Planning your course of study, taking courses
  • Support in organizing your studies
  • Support in case of difficulties during studies
  • Questions about competence acquisition and career planning

Among other things, we support you:

  • with advisory tasks and in conflict situations
  • with questions about the organization of your studies
  • in finding the right contact person

Psychological counseling

Psychological counseling at our university is available to help you with concerns, questions and issues about your mental and general well-being. The counseling is confidential and free of charge. It takes place at the Cologne location from Monday to Thursday by appointment. For more information, please visit the following page.


Counseling of the Cologne Student Union

The psychological counseling service of the Cologne Student Union can also help you with psychological stress, problems in your studies, or personal crises. You can find more information on the following page.

Department management

Sabrina Kobler
Leitung Zentrale Studienberatung
+49 (0)221 / 28380 - 124
Unter Krahnenbäumen 87, 50668 Köln