University of Cologne 

Cologne (Köln)
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The University of Cologne was established in 1388. The six faculties that make up the University of Cologne provide the basis for its research efforts. The Faculties sponsor 16 cross-Faculty research and teaching centers and provide a total of 102-degree programs. Additionally, the University of California has a number of sizable, globally competitive research areas, including behavioral economic engineering and social cognition, quantum matter and materials, socio-economic, cultural, and political transformations in the global south, plant sciences, and skills and structures in language and cognition. These areas are all part of the university's larger research portfolio. It has an Academic staff of 4.706 (including Professorship / including Clinical Staff), Administrative and technical staff of 3.476 (including. Med. Faculty + Clinic without nursing staff), with 635 Professors and 336 Degree programs. One of Europe's oldest and biggest universities is the University of Cologne. It has a stellar international reputation thanks to its great scientific accomplishments as well as the high caliber and diversity of its degree programs. The mission of UoC’s is to create, preserve, and transmit knowledge, to provide outstanding academic training to its students and early-career faculty members, to prepare them for both academic and professional careers, to advance cutting-edge research and to foster innovation while focusing on the constantly shifting needs and challenges of contemporary society. The region's dense business population provides the ideal conditions for these initiatives to be successful. The 34 graduate schools and programs offered by the university provide the best settings for early-stage scholars to conduct their research.

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