The online platform TANDEM offers you the chance to match you online with a TANDEM partner in your area and to practice your foreign language skills.
At the same time, you‘ll meet new people, strengthen your intercultural competencies and you’ll benefit from intercultural exchange.

The only requirement for registration is that you are an enrolled student and you sign up with a student mail account of a higher education institution in or near Cologne.


This is how it works:


I) Please register with your student mail account of your higher education institution:


Universität zu Köln (UzK) | University of Cologne

TH Köln | University of Applied Sciences Cologne

Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln (DSHS) | German Sport University Cologne

Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (HfMT)

Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM) | Academy of Media Arts Cologne

Cologne Business School (CBS)

Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen (KatHO) | Catholic University of Applied Science of North Rhine-Westphalia

Hochschule Fresenius (HS Fresenius)


near Cologne

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn | University of Bonn

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (HHU) | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

RWTH Aachen | RWTH Aachen University

Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW) | University of Wuppertal

Universität Siegen | University of Siegen

Alanus Hochschule | Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences

Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM) | University of Applied Sciences FHM



II) Enter the language you offer and the language you want to learn or practice, alongside with some basic information about yourself.



III) Take a close look at our »Guidelines for practicing TANDEM« in order to prepare yourself the best way possible!



IV) Match with other people and start your TANDEM experience!