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10 Reasons to study at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

If you decide to study at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, you:

  • will be studying at one of the largest study and research institutions of Arts and Humanities in Europe.
  • will have the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary research projects.
  • will have the possibility to study at one of our many international partner universities during your studies.
  • will be able to study subjects offered nowhere else in Germany which will afford you an excellent profile.
  • will be studying at a modern, innovative and excellent university.
  • will have the advantage of studying and working with subject-specific orginals (e.g. works of art, excavations etc.).
  • will be able to gather practical experience during your studies and establish contacts for your later career due to the many cooperations the university has.  
  • will learn theories with application in the practice.
  • will study in a economically and culturally attractive city.
  • will acquire valuable additional competences for your career and future.



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Cologne – The Rhine Metropolis as an excellent Study Environment

The city of Cologne stands out as an attractive metropolis for your studies and your professional development. The city is also an attractive business location and the most important media city in Germany. Renowned TV and radio stations, publishers and commercial enterprises are located in and around Cologne. In addition, Cologne is a traditional centre of science that promotes science through international networking.

The factor of the location of Cologne is thus an additional plus for your development. Geographically located in the heart of Europe, many cities are easily accessible from Cologne for internships or your career start. Contrary to the popular belief that the career prospects for humanities scholars are rather difficult, the Rhine metropolis proves the opposite. There are now a variety of career opportunities for humanities scholars, in which they can be successful. For this, the city of Cologne offers an excellent environment.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities continuously promotes exchange with practice. Lecturers from the practice from cultural institutions in Cologne and its surroundings enrich the curriculum of many subjects. In addition to consultation services, there is a wide range of courses on job-specific skills, social skills and self-management in cooperation with the Professional Center.