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Master Education Fair Cologne

Master Education Fair Cologne - Event Details

The Master Education Fair in Cologne 2019 is targeted at master students, graduates and young professionals looking for a suitable master, MBA or postgraduate course. Exhibiting at the event will allow universities to meet talented and well-targeted university students from the wider Cologne region, who are looking for Master and MBA studies abroad.

+ Master Education Fair Cologne - Event Description

This Master Education Fair gives prospective graduate students the opportunity to get in touch directly with domestic and foreign universities. Visitors register online prior to the fair given the option to make appointments with specific universities as well as to sign up for presentations.

Presentations held by exhibitors and experts from the field of higher education give visitors the chance to inform themselves about topics like graduate programmes, 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.

The Master Education Fair in Cologne is part of the Master and More tour through Germany, Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic. For a number of years, this Tour has been the most comprehensive study abroad exhibition on master studies within Germany. The Tour is now expending to other EU countries. This edition of the Master Education Fair is expected to draw over 40 International universities to Cologne.

Cologne Student City
The city of Cologne and surrounding areas are home to well over 130.000 students. 70% of all German students indicate that they are seriously considering studying abroad. Please check the German Education Market Information section for more details.

Cologne Master Education Fair Event Set Up
The Master 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.

+ Master Education Fair Cologne - Visitor Info

Visitors of this event are interested in the following programs
Business and Economics: 53%
Cultural Sciences and Humanities: 20%
Media Studies: 19%
Social and Behavioural Sciences: 18%

Fair statistics
64% of all visitors are aged between 22 and 25

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

Duration of stay at the fair
69% of all visitors have stayed at the fair for more than 2 hours

Start of studies
82% of all visitors plan to start their master studies within 12 months of visiting the fair

Study abroad
59% of all visitors are actively planning to study abroad.

+ Master Education Fair Cologne - Participants

Previous Editions of the Master Education Fair in Cologne
The previous edition of the Master Education Fair in Cologne was attended by 3,700 students from a range of top German universities. Universities from 12 different countries participated. Exhibitors included:

Cologne Business School
University of Wupertal
Hagen University

Griffith University
RMIT University

Maastricht University
Tilburg University
Utrecht University

Bocconi Univeristy

Great Britain
Bath Spa University
Nottingham Business School
London South Bank Uni
Universiti of Bradford
University of Exeter

KU Leuven
Antwerp Management School

BAU Design College Barcelona

California State University

New Zealand
University of Otago

+ Master Education Fair Cologne - Testimonials

"The show went great, I was pleasantly surprised by the many visitors who have her found despite the rain the way I was able to perform a lot of interesting, stimulating conversations with many visitors, it was. complete success. Many interested parties had tangible, concrete questions on language tests. I would like to highlight the good care on the part of the team here during the day of the fair, we were well looked after and were completely Advise us of prospects concentrate on the actual task. I am looking forward to the trade fairs in Stuttgart and Munich. "

Martin skewer - Exams Marketing Co-ordinator / British Council

"Many young people have accepted the offer of information, which we were very happy. The visitors were sometimes extremely well prepared. We are glad that we brought so much material, it's gone a lot. The organization of the fair in advance and on-site support were 1a. In our appearance with the Professional School, it was primarily to part-time master, the professional experience after the Bachelor presuppose. Many students we were able to show this option in perspective today. Also relevant for our prospective occupational programs were there, what makes us optimistic."

Gabriele Poerschke, Project Management / Professional School of Hochschule Osnabrück

+ Master Education Fair Cologne - Exhibitor Info

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

  • Total number of students 2.2 milion
  • 4.8% of German students are studying abroad
  • 75% of all German Bachelor students are seriously considering studying for a Master degree abroad
  • 66% of all German students are not able to secure a place in a Master program at a German University due to a lack of available places.
  • 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 2018)
In 2018 a total number of 116,342 German students were studying abroad. The outbound mobility rate of German students is 4,3%. These are the most popular study abroad countries

Austria - 27,150
Netherlands - 23,579
UK  - 13,846
Swiss - 11,742
USA - 7,137
France - 6,615
Denmark - 3,415
Hungary - 2,808
Sweden - 1,804
Spain - 1,579
Italy - 1,520

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.

Master 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:
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Booth and exhibitor options

Standard 9 2m booth - 2800 EUR

Your registration is for (max) 2 people

Your registration includes
• 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
• Wi-Fi
• Entry in the exhibitor index (online/offline)
• A basic institution profile on event website
• Catering for two persons (lunch and free drinks throughout the whole day)

Optional extra's

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University presentation/seminar


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