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Department of German Language and Literature I


Current Information (regarding Corona-Virus)

Dear Students,

The UoC has prolonged the measures taken to slow down the corona virus pandemic. The summer semester of 2020 will be an online semester entirely. Conferences, workshops etc. have been cancelled until the end of September. Please note further information and the new hygiene protection measures becoming effective May 4th:

Current proceedings at the German Department:

The library is closed, but there are options to rent out books - see information here.
The department administration (Geschäftszimmer) is also closed. Assignments (Hausarbeiten) can be handed in via post or put in the mailbox next to the Geschäftszimmer (2.008 Philosophikum). In consultation with your lecturers, it is also possible to send in your assignment to them directly via email. 
We are available via telephone Mondays through Fridays from 10-12am (0221-470-2460). Emails will also be answered daily, please write to studienberatung-idsl1[at]
Counselling with lecturers is available via telephone or zoom.
We will inform you about the form of carrying out exams soon.

Please check the information on the University of Cologne's main website that is updated constantly.

Stay at home, stay healthy and keep calm.