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Office of Student Affairs

Tasks & Responsibilities

The Office of Student Affairs provides information on:

  • Qualifying examinations
  • Admissions to studies
  • Enrollments
  • leaves of absence
  • Extensions of studies
  • Change of lecturer
  • Re-registrations
  • De-registrations

Office hours and contact

  • Feel free to direct your inquiries to the Office of Student Affairs by e-mail. At present, no fixed office hours are offered. In urgent cases and by prior arrangement, individual appointments can be made.
  • The outside mailbox at the main entrances of the respective locations can be used at any time to hand in applications and documents.
  • Furthermore, P.O. Box 256 (yellow mailboxes) in the foyer of the Cologne site can be used during opening hours.
  • Department management
  • Contact persons

Frequently asked questions

  1. All applications can be found under Documents & Downloads. Please send completed and signed applications in digital form from your student e-mail account to the Office of Student Affairs(
  2. Required statements of the lecturers or approvals of the deans will be obtained by the Office of Student Affairs.
  3. You will then receive notification of your application by e-mail to your student e-mail account, which you should check regularly.

Department management

Kerstin Bierbrauer
Abteilungsleiterin Studiensekretariat
Unter Krahnenbäumen 87, 50668 Köln