Germany, Cologne

Cologne Business School

Bachelor, MBA

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The European University of Applied Sciences (Cologne Business School) is an internationally orientated, state-recognized university of applied sciences.

It counts as one of Germany‘s top Business Schools. Cologne Business School also ensures highest quality education: in addition to official state recognition, all study courses are regularly examined by the national accreditation agency FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) acting on behalf of the Wissenschaftsrat (German Council of Science and Humanities) for study programs and in this way guarantees quality at university level. Small study groups and intense student support by the professors are the hallmark of the learning atmosphere at CBS.

The Country

Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 square kilometers and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 80.6 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union. Germany is the major economic and political power of the European continent and a historic leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields. Germany has the world’s fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP and the fifth-largest by purchasing power parity. As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is the second-largest exporter and third-largest importer of goods. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living, featuring comprehensive social security that includes the world’s oldest universal health care system.

The City

Cologne is Germany’s fourth-largest city (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich), and is the largest city both in the German 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 Rhine River. The city’s famous Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Cologne. Cologne’s Old Town has a distinctive historical charm. Visitors are drawn by its rustic narrow alleyways lined with traditional old houses. Innumerable breweries, pubs and restaurants invite passersby to linger. Here you can enjoy a draft Kölsch beer or try Cologne’s typical Halver Hahn sandwich.

Student life

Student life is more than merely lectures, exams and homework. Eating and drinking, culture and sports, student initiatives and general educational projects are also included. The Cologne Business School students enjoy a wide range of offers: With its U2B- and CI team or campus radio exists as initiatives “by and for students”.The relaxed campus, the modern business lounge and also the close-by Volksgarten [park] entice you to be active and do something with your fellow students, also after lecture time. In this document you can find everything about university, city and student life.

Accomodation

Students have possibility to live on campus or off- campus.

Travel opportunities

Places which you need to see:

  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Melaten –Friedhof This urban cemetery offers an oasis of green and a glimpse into the city’s storied history, art and personalities.
  • Saint Gereons Basilica One of Cologne’s 12 churches built in Romenesque style, Saint Gereon’s Basilica dates to the 11th century and has unique architectural features including a dome, an intricate floor mosaic of David and Goliath and the remains of Roman walls.
  • Frankenwerft: A promenade in the old part of Cologne around the river Rhein. You will find there many restaurants and place to relax. From there you can do about trip.