Cologne University of Applied Sciences is Germany’s biggest University of Applied Sciences with about 16,000 students and 400 professors. Ten faculties offer over 60 courses of study in engineering and social sciences as well as in the humanities, ranging from architecture via mechanical engineering and social work to business law and languages. The wide range of subjects yields excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary projects and cooperation. Its top-quality teaching and research spectrum puts Cologne University of Applied Sciences much in demand. The university cultivates close relations with universities both at home and abroad.
The Faculty of Information, Media and Electrical Technology (IME) is one of the largest of its kind. The courses offer great variety, a strong focus on professional practice and are becoming increasingly international. The courses are kept up-to-date, to use modern technologies for practical training and to work on the latest scientific problems. For the graduates this generates an attractive – not just regional – labour market. Five institutes focus on the speciality fields of the Faculty: Applied Optical Technology and Electronics, Automation Technology, Electrical Power Engineering, and Telecommunications as teaching institutes for the electrical engineering and information technology courses Media and photo technology as the teaching institute for the photo engineering and media technology courses.