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Schreiben des GD zum Vorlesungsende des SS21

In dem hier hinterlegten Schreiben informiert unser GD Prof. Dr. Boris Braun über die Planungen zur Lehre im Wintersemester 2021/22, Modulprüfungen in den Grundlagenmodulen für BSC/BA/BAGG im Wintersemster sowie die Prüfungsregelungen für die von der Hochwasser­katastrophe betroffenen Studierenden.

Wir wünschen Ihnen allen eine gute vorlesungsfreie Zeit - bleiben Sie gesund!


Important information about exams in summer semester 2021

Dear students,

please take note of the letter from Prof. Braun linked here (in german), informing you about the replacement of face-to-face exams in the bachelor studies of Geography (BSc, BA and BAGG) in summer semester 2021.

Best wishes!


Geography library: borrowing options

Borrowing is currently possible by professors, lecturers and students. Please send an e-mail request to our librarian Ms. Becker-Haumann (, who will contact you as soon as possible to organize the loan process.



Important information on the opening of the Institute of Geography

The Institute of Geography will remain closed to the public for the time being due to the Corona pandemic.

The library is also affected by this. Please use the services of the University and City Library.

On this continuously updated site, the management of the University of Cologne provides information about current measures and information in connection with the novel corona virus (SARS-CoV-2).


Current information from the Institute of Geography

Prof. Dr. apl. Klaus Zehner retired

Prof. Dr. apl. Klaus Zehner retired

After more than 36 years, we are retiring him on 01.11.20. Thank you very much for your valuable work and many exciting discussions!
Mourning for the deceased Prof. (i.R.) Dr. Günther Schweizer

Mourning for the deceased Prof. (i.R.) Dr. Günther Schweizer

On 12 april 2020 Prof. Dr. Schweizer died at the age of 83.