University of Cologne Ranking and Address

University of Cologne Information

Established in the late 14th century the University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln) is one of the oldest universities in Germany. Today it is a well respected university and leads Germany in studies in economics; it is also very strong in the fields of management and law. The university is currently ran by the rector Axel Freimuth and will remain so until 2009. The University of Cologne ranking is the joint 11th best university in Germany, and is rated in the 326 to 346 range in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include University of Hamburg, University of Mainz, Dresden University of Technology, and University of Kiel.

Currently the university of Cologne is split into seven major colleges and offers study in over 200 subjects. The schools of the university are:

School of Management, Economics and Social Sciences,
School of Law,
School of Medicine
School of Philosophy and Humanities
School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
School of Pedagogy
School of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Being a long established and prestigious university, Cologne has many notable alumni including many Nobel prize winners such as the chemist Kurt Alder and the physicist Peter Grünberg. Other notable alumni include the former German presidents Gustav Heinemann and Karl Carstens.

University of Cologne Address

The University of Cologne is located at the following address:
Universität zu Köln
50923 Köln

Ranking and Quick Facts

University of Cologne ranking
University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)
= 319
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
151 to 202
European Rank (Jiaotong)
57 to 80
Universität zu Köln Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
508 / 3,011
Number of foreign students (if known)
CEMS, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft


University of Cologne; List of German Colleges

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