Applicants with certificates from abroad must also send their application to uni-assist. There, your national credentials and qualifications are checked to see if they can be admitted to TH Köln.

uni-assist will evaluate your national certificates and qualifications, i.e. whether they qualify in principle for admission to TH Köln. uni-assist was founded to simplify the application procedure for foreign applicants and to support German universities in their selection of foreign students.

Bachelor degree program in »Integrated Design«

All applicants to the Bachelor degree program must submit their application to uni-assist after successfully passing the KISD aptitude test.

Application period: March 1 to June 30.

Master degree program in »Integrated Design«

All applicants to the Master degree program must submit their application simultaneously to uni-assist and to KISD.

Application period:  September 1 to November 30.

Bachelor degree program in »Integrated Design«

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • copy of final grade certificate, any entrance examinations required to study at a university and/or proof of university attendance or a university degree
  • certificate of assessment test (only if you acquired your university entrance qualification at a so-called Studienkolleg)
  • proof of sufficient command of the German language
  • copy of ID card or passport
  • passport photo
  • CV
  • copy of bank transfer receipt of the fees for uni-assist
  • copy of certificate of name change due to marriage (marriage certificate), divorce, etc.
  • applicants from China, Vietnam and Mongolia: copy of APS certificate

All copies require official certification. Please do not submit original documents. Foreign documents must be translated by a certified translator if they are not issued in English.

Master degree program »Integrated Design«

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • copy of final grade certificate , any entrance examinations required to study at a university and/or proof of a university attendance or degree
  • certificate of assessment test (only if you acquired your university entrance qualification at a so-called Studienkolleg)
  • copy of  Bachelor Degree Certificate and transcripts
  • proof of sufficient command of English
    (TOEFL with at least 79 points; IELTS 5.0/5.5/6.0)
  • copy of ID card or passport
  • passport photo
  • CV
  • copy of bank transfer receipt of the fees for uni-assist
  • copy of certificate of name change due to marriage
    (marriage certificate), divorce, etc.
  • applicants from China, Vietnam and Mongolia: copy of APS certificate

All copies require official certification. Please do not submit original documents. Foreign documents must be translated by a certified translator if they are not issued in English.

Please follow this link in order to submit your application.