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The graduates of the winter semester 2018/19 (Photo: Patric Fouad)

Every semester, the a.r.t.e.s Graduate School awards its graduates their examination results in a festive ceremony. Until the publication of the dissertation – the last step in attaining the doctoral degree – the team of the Central Doctoral Office offers support to all doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

The graduate school is keen to stay in contact with all graduates of the faculty after the completion of their doctorates. Every year, it hosts the a.r.t.e.s. forum, which gives graduates the opportunity to reconnect with their fellow students and to network. Moreover, all graduates are cordially invited to serve as mentors for students currently obtaining their doctorate at a.r.t.e.s.

Members of our alumni organization KölnAlumni – Freunde und Förderer der Universität zu Köln e. V., a network spanning all six faculties of the University of Cologne, are eligible to take part in the attractive events and a variety of benefits the alumni network offers.