TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences), Cologne, Germany

Technische Hochschule Köln – abbreviated as TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences – sees itself as University of Technology, Arts, Sciences. With its disciplinary and cultural diversity and openness, TH Köln’s activities are aimed on cultural and technological breakthroughs of high societal relevance; TH Köln contributes substantially to resolving social challenges. As a community of faculty and students we see ourselves as a learning organization forging new paths. For instance, TH Köln is one of the pioneers in the field of development and formation of concepts for higher education didactics.Overall 23,600 students from about 120 different countries along with 420 professors and 1,200 staff employ their potential.

The Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) at the TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences) aims to enable people of various technical and cultural backgrounds to better solve the complex issues related to environmental problems with an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach at the graduate and postgraduate level. Studying at the ITT does not only mean achieving a master’s degree, but going beyond one’s professional and personal boarders. Through manifold trainings and modern methods of teaching and learning, ITT realizes the concept of lifelong learning and puts the student in the center of the education efforts. The institute cooperates with key regional, national and international organizations within the fields of resources management, development co-operation and higher education in addition to providing teaching, research and capacity development worldwide.

TH Köln in Deutz

TH Köln in Deutz

Project Leader

Dr. Lars Ribbe

Director ITT
Integrated Land and Water Resources
Management in the Tropics and Subtropics.

Phone: +49 221 8275-2773

Curriculum Development & Joint Student Projects

Günther Straub


Dr. Rui Pedroso

Students & Lecturers Exchange

Alexandra Nauditt


Dominika Dudzik

Marketing & Communications
Alumni coordination
Equal Rights Representative

Phone: +49 221 8275-2146


Alexander Klein

Phone: +49 221 8275-4581