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Bachelor Education Fair Cologne

Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Event Details

Bachelor Education Fair Cologne 2020 aims to provide international colleges and universities with the ideal platform to recruit students to their international undergraduate programs. Cologne is one of Germany's biggest recruitment markets.

+ Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Event Description

The Bachelor Education Fair in Cologne (Germany) 2020 is part of the Bachelor recruitment tour through Germany. This Tour also has stops in Stuttgart , Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich and Munster. This edition of the Bachelor Education Fair is expected to draw up to 65 International and European universities to Cologne.

Event Set Up
The Bachelor Education Fair in Cologne gives prospective graduate students the opportunity to get in touch directly with domestic and international universities. Visitors are requested to register online prior to the education fair. This enables universities to work on an appointment basis which increases the quality of the conversation with students.

Presentations held by exhibitors and experts from the field of higher education give visitors the chance to inform themselves about topics like undergraduate programs, studying abroad, university rankings, etc. The exhibition is accompanied by a exhibition program in which academic and expert presentations are delivered on topics such as master degrees abroad, application, funding, starting salaries and much more.

Fair specifics
- Exclusive target group: The target group of the fair consists of 100% prospective undergraduate students. We expect between 2,000 and 3,000 visitors per fair location
- 100% voluntary visitors: The fair will always take place on a weekend. In this way, we can guarantee that all visitors come voluntarily and out of their own motivation (no compulsory visits by high-schools).
- Broad range of exhibitors: Around 50-100 exhibitors will present their institutions and study programmes. The range of exhibitors will consist of 50% domestic and 50% international institutions.

This is your chance to recruit German students to your bachelor and undergraduate programs. Registration for the Bachelor Education Fair in Cologne is now open.

+ Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Event Program

Attractive presentation program
In parallel to the fair programme we offer a diverse seminar programe with lectures held by exhibitors and experts on relevant topics regarding study choice, undergraduate programmes, scholarships, study abroad, admission requirements, etc. Holding a presentation gives you an additional opportunity to reach a whole group of visitors at a time.

+ Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Visitor Info

A total of 3,000 students are expected to attend this event.

70% of all visitors are between 16 and 18 years old.

Booths visited
Visitors visit an average of 6 booths at the fair

Duration of stay at the fair
75% of all visitors have stayed at the fair for up to 2 hours

Start of studies
65% of all visitors plan to start their studies within 12 months of visiting the fair

Study abroad
74% of all visitors are actively planning to study abroad.

+ Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Testimonials

University of East Anglia
“The event has been absolutely fantastic, much better than we expected. We’ve had an enormous number of visitors and a lot of interest, which is not something that UK universities can always count upon when mixed in amongst German or other continental European universities. The students had a very good level of English as well as being highly qualified - they were exactly the kind of students that we were looking for. I was also very pleased that the visitors were given a list of courses that we offer, because this has allowed them to really prepare and choose a programme that they want to speak to us about.”

Hannah Dunlop, University of East Anglia

+ Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Exhibitor Info

German study abroad market
Germany has been one of the most lucrative markets for international universities to recruit students. Here are some key statistics:

  • Total number of students 3.1 milion (2019)
  • 4.8% of German students are studying abroad
  • 60% of all German students are seriously considering studying for a Bachelor degree abroad
  • Although Germany is internationalizing its curriculum there still is a serious lack of English taught master programs

German Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2020)
At this point a total number of 122,195 German students are studying abroad. The outbound mobility rate of German students is 4,8%. These are the most popular study abroad countries

Austria - 28,474
Netherlands - 22,656
UK  - 13,220
Swiss - 11,266
USA - 6,944
France - 6,428
Turkey - 3,755
Denmark - 3,570
Hungary - 3,234
Sweden - 1,889
Spain - 1,622
Italy - 1,520

For a detailed report of the German study abroad market, please download the Germany Study Abroad Market Report 2020.

Things to do in Cologne
Cologne is Germany's fourth-largest city, located on both sides of the Rhine River. The Cologne Dom, a Gothic masterpiece and Germany’s most visited landmark has become the emblem of the city. The most celebrated work of art in the cathedral is the Shrine of the Three Kings believed to hold the remains of the Three Wise Men.

Nearby, there are the train station, Museum Ludwig and Romano-Germanic museum. Along the Rhine, the Old Town, together with the Cologne Dom, the Romanesque church Great St. Martin and the tower of the historic City Hall, make up the famous Rhine panorama. The Hohenzollern Bridge, a former train and pedestrian bridge, embellished with countless locks today showcases the hope for eternal love. Promenade towards the Rheinpark Park, Cologne Sculpture Park, and the Botanical garden or take the cable car straight to the Zoo.

Tasty Cologne
Accompany your Kölsch (local beer) with a Halber Meter Bratwurst (half a metre long bratwurst) or try out some of these local dishes: Halver Hahn (a rye roll with Dutch cheese, butter and mustard), Himmel un Ääd (a mixture of apple pieces and mashed potatoes), Kölsche Kaviar (black pudding, rye roll and onions), Rheinischer Soorbrode (a beef (sometimes horsemeat) dish with a special sauce of raisins, dumpling and red gabbage), Hämmche (boiled knuckle of pork, mashed potatoes and sauerkraut).

The best ice cream and coffee in town you will find in the Belgian district. At Salzgasse Street you will discover a plenty of Spanish and Mexican restaurants and Keupstraße will take you to “the small Istanbul” where you can enjoy Turkish cuisine from sweet pastries to specialties.

Jazz up your night
The heart of Cologne’s old town is filled with live jazz music coming from the oldest jazz club in Germany - Papa Joe’s Jazzlokal. Round off your night at this cozy place that serves different brewery specialities and meals but most importantly that enlightens your senses with live classical jazz music performed by local groups, cabaret, piano playing and vaudeville.

Bachelor Education Fair Cologne - Registration

If you would like a price quote for this event or if you would like detailed information, please fill out the registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

Contact info

Institution name:
Institution web address:
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Contact name:
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Booth and exhibitor options

Standard 9 m2 booth - 2800 EUR

Your registration is for 2 people.

Included in the booth price
9m² booth, branded with your university name and logo
Counter, branded with your university name and logo
Bar table with two bar stools
Waste-paper bin
Power supply
Entry in the exhibitor index (online/offline)
A basic institution profile on the event website
Catering for two persons (lunch and free drinks throughout the whole day)

Optional extra's

Send me advertising options
University presentation/seminar


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