Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Cologne University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Köln) is a higher education
Higher education
Higher, post-secondary, tertiary, or third level education refers to the stage of learning that occurs at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, and institutes of technology...

 institution in Cologne
Cologne is Germany's fourth-largest city , and is the largest city both in the Germany Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.Cologne is located on both sides of the...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

, established in 1971. It was created from a merger of numerous smaller colleges, the oldest of which was the Royal Provincial Trade School, founded in 1833, and renamed Trade College of the City of Cologne on 15 December 1879.

The Cologne University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of Applied Sciences in Germany by number of students.


  • Faculty of Applied Social Sciences (F01)
  • Faculty of Culture Sciences (F02)
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Science (F03)
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences (F04)
  • Faculty of Architecture (F05)
  • Faculty of Construction Engineering and Environmental Technology (F06)
  • Faculty of Information, Media and Electrical Technology (F07)
  • Faculty of Vehicle Systems and Production (F08)
  • Faculty of Plant, Energy and Machine Systems (F09)
  • Faculty of Informatics and Engineering (F10)
  • Faculty of Applied natural Sciences (F11)


The Cologne University of Applied Sciences has campuses in Cologne at Neustadt-Süd
Innenstadt, Cologne
Innenstadt is the central city district of the City of Cologne in Germany.The district was established with the last communal land reform in 1975, and comprises Cologne's historic old town , the Gründerzeit era new town plus the right-Rhenish district of Deutz...

 for faculties related to humanities and Deutz for faculties related to engineering. It also operates two campuses in Gummersbach
Gummersbach is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, being the district seat of the Oberbergischer Kreis. It is located 50 km east of Cologne. In the past it was nicknamed "the Lime Tree Town", because lime trees lined the main street...

 and Leverkusen
Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine. To the South, Leverkusen borders the city of Cologne and to the North is the state capital Düsseldorf....


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