Free WiFi in public places and in buildings belonging to the city council

Here, you will find free WiFi in public places and on streets in the area of the city of Cologne. Areas that provide free WiFi are also available in certain buildings that belong to the city council.

Please note that the following link lead to a website in German!

Hotspot.koeln - free Wi-Fi

App "Ankommen"

© Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge

You have a long and difficult journey behind you. But now you have arrived in Germany. However "arrived" in German means a lot more: Become part of society and join it. This app will help you.

App "Ankommen" - The guide for your first weeks in Germany (App Store and Google Play Store).

Asylum in Germany – the hearing

Informative film for refugees about the official hearing at the Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees.  

Informative film

Guide for refugees

Here is an internet site with helpful information for refugees.

Languages

Arabic, English, German

Guide for refugees

Handbook Germany

Information on life, education, work and the law in Germany.

Handbook Germany

Refugee Phrasebook

© thenounproject.com

The Refugee Phrasebook contains explanations of terms and provides support with a multilingual dictionary, with vocabulary and phrases.

Languages

Arabic, Bangla, Bosnian, Dari, German, English, French, Croatian, Kurdish, Serbian, Turkish, Urdu

Refugee Phrasebook

Refugee Guide Online

The Refugee Guide Online can help you as an orientation guide for life in Germany.

Languages

Albanian, Arabic, Dari, German, English, French, Macedonian, Pashto, Serbian, Tigrinya

Refugee Guide Online

Refugee Radio

"Refugee Radio" is a Funkhaus Europa broadcast for refugees. Tune in on weekdays at 11:55 am and pm for information and services in Arabic and English.

Refugee Radio

Refugees Welcome Map

A map displaying addresses and proposals of offices, administrative authorities, public institutions and organizations dealing with refugee relief as well.

Refugees Welcome Map

The Basic Law

Cornerstone of our society

In this brochure, the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees would like to provide orientation and to help you understand life here in Germany.

Broschure - The Basic Law

Videos for refugees

In ten videos, two moderators talk about life in Germany in English and Arabic.

Videos for refugees

WDRforyou

Information, reports and entertainment for refugees in four languages.

WDRforYOU