Library and Information Sciencepart time degree programmes for professionals

  • Master in Library and Information Science


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Köln


  • January 2025 (Germans and inhabitants)

    January 2025 (EU), January 2025 (Non-EU)
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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study
  • Library Science
  • Information Science
Target group

1. Graduates with a degree in any discipline, who after completing their first degree with an additional information science qualification, prepare themselves for a specialised task or / and a managerial role in a scientific or public library or another, also privately organised information facility. 2. Librarians (Diploma, Bachelor) as well as other information specialists with a comparable degree.


Application one year in advance for the following summer semester. An assessment procedure applies for this degree course.

Admission modus

Without admission restriction

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

To be accepted onto the course, students must have successfully completed a university degree, provide proof of practical work lasting 12 months and have passed a university selection procedure. The required practical activity must have been completed in full by the time studies commence. Evidence of foreign language skills: at least level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Lecture period
  • 01.04.2024 - 26.07.2024
  • 19.09.2022 - 03.02.2023

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)

Tuition fee


1,500.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

The fee is 1,500.- Euro per semester. This is in addition to the regular semester contribution of the TH Köln (not including the semester ticket for the VRS and the Semester Ticket NRW).

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service