Since 2004, the University of Cologne has awarded the Gerhard Michel Foundation prize to promote the international mobility of students. Students are supported at partner universities. The grant amounts to a total of €1 100. The current focus is on promoting the support of stays abroad at universities in the North American continent (USA, Canada).
Students of all faculties of the University of Cologne are eligible. Applications should be submitted shortly before the final exam. The selection of scholarship recipients is based on previous academic performance. The quality of the international project is also considered in the assessment.