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19.06.2018

Internship opportunity offered by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has a work placement opportunity available in its International Relations Office from 20 August until 20 October 2018. Financial support may be granted through the ERASMUS+ programme.

Application steps:

1.       Contact wiso-erasmus(at)uni-koeln.de to find out about the ERASMUS funding

2.       Apply for the internship Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

3.       If admitted to the internship, please inform wiso-erasmus(at)uni-koeln.de

For more placement information, please see here

In case of any question, please feel free to contact the ZIB WiSo ERASMUS team via e-mail to: wiso-erasmus(at)uni-koeln.de.


Business English fall term 2018/19 – Registration starts 18 June 2018

Registration for “Business English” and “English for the Social Sciences” language courses start 18 June 2018. The course is open to all WiSo Faculty students but places are limited and allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. As part of the registration, you will need to take a placement test or send us a copy of a valid English certificate to evaluate your current English language proficiency. The placement test dates will be announced on the registration page.

Bachelor students (excluding those studying Lehramt BK1) have the possibility to gain 6 ECTS within the module Studium Integrale on successful completion and passing of the course.

More information can be found on our website



03.05.2018

Advice sessions for freemovers

The ZIB WiSo offers advice sessions for freemovers, i.e. students who organise their term abroad themselves, every Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 – 2 pm. Further details can be found here.


19.02.2018

DAAD interview – Exchange term in Istanbul

Master student Florian Gontek talked to DAAD about his exchange term at the Türkisch-Deutsche Universität (TDU) in Istanbul. Watch the interview here.


20.12.2017

German-French Talks – Seminar for young academics

WiSo students are invited to apply for a four-day programme on International Politics and French-German Relations between 20 and 23 February 2018 hosted by Science Po – Campus Nancy. The programme is open for both bachelor and master students, particular for those studying Political Sciences. Financial support for participants will be offered by the German French Youth Association. The application deadline is 7 January 2018. For more information please click here.


06.12.2017

CEMS Business Project Award of the Year

The CEMS Business Project "Market Intelligence with IBM Watson" with ABB, nominated by the University of Cologne was chosen as this year's winner of the Business Project Award 2016/17. Congratulations to CEMS Corporate Partner ABB with Corporate Advisor Oliver Lawrenz and the University of Cologne team with Academic Advisor Michael Becker-Peth and the student group Yiran Yang (USYD), Daniel Zimpel (UoC), Felix Hütter (UoC) and Peizhe Yang (UB) for their outstanding performance.


16.10.2017

New partnerships with Hanken School of Economics and EDHEC Business School

From the academic year 2018/19 on, Hanken School of Economics and EDHEC Business School will will be available for an exchange term within the STAP programme.

For over 100 years, Hanken School of Economics in Finland has shaped the future of many successful leaders. Hanken is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic countries and holds the Triple accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). The Financial Times has ranked Hanken’s Masters in Management programme no. 67 and 69 in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Hanken alumni work in leading positions in more than 70 countries worldwide.

EDHEC Business School, founded in 1906, is one of the leading French Business Schools specialising in business and management. EDHEC Business School is accredited by the EFMD, AMBA, AACSB and the French Conférence des Grandes Écoles and was ranked as the top business school for finance worldwide by the Financial Times in 2017. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and executive education on its campuses in Lille and Nizza and has an alumni base of roughly 30,000 students.


28.09.2017

UoC's case.study.course team wins Solvers' Cup 2017 in Budapest

The University of Cologne's case.study.course team brought the Solvers' Cup 2017 to Cologne! This year's team consisted of CEMS MIM students Lars Brockmeier, Johannes Fuehner, Fabian Lorson, and Christian Haas. The team convinced the jury to take NNG, a leading navigation software provider for the automotive industry, to a successful future in a radically changing environment.

Teams from universities all over the world took part in the competition. Other universities included the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Calgary and the University of St. Gallen.

The case.study.course is a student initiative at the University of Cologne that organises workshops in cooperation with management consultancies. 


18.07.2017

ERASMUS+ programme for internships

The ERASMUS+ programme offers financial support for internships abroad in Europe. Students who are going on an internship for at least two months and whose salary does not exceed a certain amount are qualified to apply for the programme. The terms and conditions for ERASMUS internship funding coordinated by the ZIB WiSo have been updated, now also offering students with higher salaries the opportunity for ERASMUS+ funding. 

For more information, please visit the ERASMUS+ programme information page. In case of any questions, please feel free to contact: wiso-erasmus@uni-koeln.de


18.07.2017

New partnerships with East Anglia University and Aarhus University

From the academic year 2018/19 on, the Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences and the University of East Anglia will be available for an exchange term within the STAP programme. Details on who can apply can be found via the WiSo EXchange (WEX) International Outgoings Portal.

Aarhus University is a young, modern university located in the idyllic city of Aarhus, Denmark. Established in 1928, it has grown to become Denmark's largest university and one of the top-ranked graduate schools worldwide. As a student at Aarhus University you will become part of an international study environment characterised by research excellence and innovation: more than 12 per cent of students are international, with more than 120 nationalities represented.

Located in the vibrant city of Norwich, the University of East Anglia is home to over 15,000 students from all over the world. Founded in 1963, East Anglia has become most famous for its research quality: The university ranks amongst the world's top institutions for research excellence with 82 per cent of the university's research qualified as 'world-leading'. Broaden your horizon in a supportive environment, with leading academic specialists and access to exceptional research resources.


18.07.2017

WEX International Outgoings Portal

The WiSo EXchange (WEX) International Outgoings Portal offers detailed information on partner universities, freemover options and international study and exchange programmes. After logging in using your student or university email account, it is possible to search via applicant group, university or region. Applications to international programmes are also handled via the portal. More information on how to use the portal can be found here.