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Dear students,

the summersemester 2024 will largely take place as an attendance semester. Please plan accordingly! However, some courses will be held digitally. These are marked with the addition "Digital" in the KLIPS course catalogue.

Another important note: Please regularly check your e-mails that are sent to your student account and can be accessed via the web portal of the University of Cologne. Here you can also set up forwarding to a private e-mail address or enter an alias with your full name.

Please inform yourself on the ILIAS page of your respective course and do not use your mobile phone to follow online teaching formats but your laptop/PC, if necessary with a separate camera and microphone. To access the Uninetz, especially the USB databases, please install the VPN client.

Consultation hours and advice

If you have any questions about your course of study, please contact the Centro Latinoamericano de Colonia or, in urgent cases, Prof. Dr. Holger Meding.
Regarding individual courses, please contact the staff directly by e-mail.

Opening hours of the secretariat/office during the summer semester 2023:

Wednesday: 10:00 - 14:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 14:00
And by prior arrangement via E-Mail (sekretariat-ihila[at]


Please note the current information on the Corona virus on the website of the University of Cologne:

Note on the Master's and Research Colloquium: Those interested who are not registered or on the course distribution list and would like to participate, please contact by email.