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The University of Cologne Institutional Strategy (UoC IS) is instrumental in the long-term sustainable development of the UoC’s goal of achieving its vision of becomming a leading international institution for excellence in research and education.
A summary of the University of Cologne's
Institutional Strategy can be downloaded here.
Within the framework of the Institutional Initiative, the University of Cologne has also received funding for two Clusters of Excellence:
The University of Cologne is one of eleven German Universities of Excellence since 2012. The Excellence Initiative is carried out jointly by the DFG and the WR and is being funded by the German Government and the Federal States. The funding has been granted for a period of five years (Nov. 2012 – Oct. 2017).