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Service Departments

Competent and comfortable advisement

The EMS team is personally committed and offers comprehensive services in order for you to have the best possible start into your academic career and feel completely at ease at the European Management School. Do you have questions about examinations, applications, career opportunities, semester abroad, internships, housing search or IT? We are happy to guide and advise you.

When choosing the most suitable study program as well as planning and the organization of your own studies, comprehensive information and the right preparation are essential. Our student advisors are more than happy to assist you with the following information:

  • Detailed presentation of the EMS study programs
  • Orientation in choosing the right degree program and possible specializations
  • Answers to your questions about graduation, training and career opportunities
  • Information on financial aid options

In addition, the student advisory team will gladly introduce you to our university and service departments.


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 31

You are in excellent hands with the EMS admissions team regarding all questions about study requirements and admission to the EMS. Our Admissions Team can help you with the following:

  • Which qualifications are essential for your chosen study program
  • How to apply to the EMS
  • Which application documents must be submitted
  • How the approval process works
  • How to best prepare for the Assessment Day

Would you like to know your options with the academic qualification you currently have? We will gladly review your school leaving certificates or transcripts in a non-binding pre-check process and advise you on your individual study opportunities at the EMS.


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 32

The Students Office is your central contact point for all questions concerning your studies at the EMS. In the Students Office you will receive, among other things, the following:

Student ID
Semester transportation tickets
Study certificates
Copy card
Equipment (adapter, presenter, etc.)

The Students Office also supports you in completing forms and BAföG (financial aid) applications, handing out letters of recommendation or other requested documents, and taking care of maintaining your student file and contact details.


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 23

The Examination Office provides you with all information about our study and examination regulations, as well as:

  • Coordination of testing and exams
  • Management of grades and results
  • Produces transcripts and certificates of achievement, which may be necessary for authorities or other institutions

If you have already earned credits from another university, we are happy to take care of their recognition.


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 41

Efficiency and time management play a crucial role during your studies. In order for you to coordinate your courses, potential job and private life in the best possible way, our scheduling team is dedicated to preparing a clear and manageable course and study plan. The team will continuously help you with the following topics:

  • Semester and lecture plans
  • Definition and coordination of specializations, electives and language courses
  • Capacity and lecture planning for all professors and lecturers
  • Room & lecture hall planning

In addition, the team also supports in the acquisition of lecturers.

T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 22

The EMS Career Service Department acts as a link between students and companies. Its goal is to create added value at the university. We want to actively support our students in developing and pursuing individual career paths. For this purpose, the team maintains close contacts with companies, is steadily expanding the network between our university and the business sector and plans a variety of events that will optimally prepare you for your career start.

The main goals and tasks of the Career Service Department are:

  • Advising students and graduates on their internship and job search with regard to their qualifications and personal goals
  • Preparation for applications for positions in Germany and abroad
  • Concrete support in the ongoing application process
  • Contact point for companies looking for students and graduates whose profiles match the needs of the company

The Career Service Department also offers the following services:

  • Assisting students with career planning, preparing their application documents and for job interviews
  • Networking platforms
  • Forwarding information about potential employers, fields of activity and industries
  • Organization of presentations and other career oriented events on campus
  • Continuous updating of our internship and job platform


T: +49 (0) 6131 88055 21

The EMS is internationally oriented and the semester abroad is partly compulsory, partly optional depending on the chosen study programs. Studying abroad provides the unique opportunity to talk to people from other cultures, to get to know a new country, to develop foreign language skills and to gain fresh perspectives on your own studies. You can choose from over 100 partner universities around the world. So that your decision is well thought through and your stay abroad is a complete success, our International Office is here to support you.

The tasks of the International Office include:

•    Personal consultation about the semester abroad
•    Information events about studying abroad
•    Planning and organizing the semester abroad
•    Support when choosing the appropriate partner university
•    Support in the preparation of application documents
•    Consultation on financial issues surrounding the semester abroad

The International Office not only maintains contacts with our numerous partner universities, but also continuously initiates new collaborations. If you know an international and state-recognized university offering a study program that may be of interest to EMS, please contact us. We are happy to check whether a partnership agreement with that university is an option.


T: +49 (0)6131 88055 33

IT Support is at your disposal for all questions concerning communication and is responsible for the following areas:

  • Central data processing systems
  • Internet server
  • Wireless internet access
  • Computer pools
  • Peripheral devices such as laser printers, scanners, etc.

In addition, our IT Support is available to you for:

  • Individual user advice
  • Installation and maintenance of computer workstations
  • Providing validated standard software
  • Media services (scan service etc.).


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 25

The reference collection of the EMS library includes standard books from economics literature as well as textbooks for our language courses. You can also view numerous German and international newspapers and magazines (such as WirtschaftsWoche, Handelsblatt or The Economist).

In addition, you have online access to a large number of databases, where you can always access current economics articles and publications on business administration topics. Use the databases WiSo and EBSCO via our campus PCs, which focus on the topics of business and economics. In addition, further databases are available online on the library page of the Cologne Business School. Using the Internet catalog, you simply search for author, title, keywords, publisher or ISBN.

The library at the EMS is opened the entire day.

To borrow books and journals from the library you need a valid student ID card. Should the media you are looking for be checked out you can also reserve it for future use. You will immediately receive an e-mail notification upon return.


T: +49 (6131) 88 0 55 41

Links for information and research: library homepage and online catalogue
Opening hours: weekdays from 09:00 until 17:00h


Students Office

Charline Köhler

Tel.: +49 (0)6131 880 55 23


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