RFH – University of Applied Science, Cologne

RFH – University of Applied Science, Cologne

The RFH – University of Applied Science, in Cologne is one of Germany’s largest education institutions with a modern range of teaching, research and service. With its 60-year tradition, the RFH, which has deeply rooted ties with many companies in the Rhineland region, is among the best professional schools in Germany. Generations of families have studied and graduated here. Trusting in tradition and having an openness for innovation have made the RFH a reliable education partner through fast-paced economic and social changes. Today approximately 6,500 students count on the expertise of the RFH.

A varied and modern range

The RFH offers over forty Bachelor and Master courses of study - in the specialized areas of Engineering, Media, Medical Economics & Health, Economics & Law, as well as Logistics Management, Marketing and Communication Management. The RFH offers study forms for different needs and life situations. Students can choose the full-time variant and commit themselves completely to their studies, an occupation-accompanying further qualification - also through certificate courses of study - or dual studies. Together with our dual partners, we train new generations of junior employees who are prepared individually for the requirements in their respective field.  

Strong practical orientation and intelligent online learning

Compact and short courses of study as well as small course sizes are important aspects of our study program. In addition to classroom teaching, the RFH enables timely and spatially independent learning through digital learning and media formats. This applies in particular to the courses of study accompanied by occupational experience and certificate degrees. We achieve a high measure of practice proximity through project-oriented working, industry-experienced lecturers and through close partnerships with industry.

International orientation

Even for a university with strong regional and practice-oriented applications, internationalization is an indispensable element within the framework of a globalized world. 

Also in an international context, the RFH sees itself as a place for cultural and civil promotion of a culture based on the universal values of human rights, peace, international solidarity and environmental protection.