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By corresponding resolution of the CBS student body, full-time students receive a semester ticket. This assumes that all students obtain this ticket, regardless whether or not they take advantage of the benefits offered by this.

The following applies: Your student ID card is also your semester ticket. Unfortunately the semester ticket excludes part-time courses of study.

The ticket is valid all year round from the beginning of the semester:

Winter semester: 01.08.-31.01.

Summer semester: 01.02.-31.07.

Areas of validity:

Campus Cologne: NRW wide


Dear students of the CBS,

the NRW-Semesterticket is available for download (normally one week before the semester starts). With this ticket you can use the public transport in the whole federal state during the semester.

To download the ticket, please click here. and register accordingly.

You can also have the VRS area printed on your Student ID Card at CBS. The printer is located directly in a small room next to the cafeteria. Insert your card and print the area on it.

If any technical problems occur, please do not hesitate to contact our IT department at or 0221 931 809 750.