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Weißhaus near Luxemburger Straße
map of Sülz (shown in red) within the district of Lindenthal

Sülz (German pronunciation: [ˈzʏlts]; Kölsch: Sölz [zølts²])[what does "²" mean?] is a municipal part of Cologne, Germany and part of the district of Lindenthal. Sülz lies on Luxemburger Straße between Lindenthal and Klettenberg. Sülz has 35.475 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2008) and covers an area of 5,17 km2 (pop. density 6.862 inhabitants/km2).

The name Sülz goes back to Sulpece, first mentioned in 1145 as a possession of the Church of St. Pantaleon. The 12th century Weißhaus (white house) is a water castle and the oldest building in Sülz. The district is served by Cologne Stadtbahn lines 9 along its North-West, 18 in its South-East and 13 crossing them in the South of Sülz. It hosts some of the eastmost premises of the University, just at and outside the edge of main campus.


Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Manderscheider Platz is located in Sülz.[1] In the same street, few blocks closer to the center, there is the katholische Grundschule Berrenrather Straße and three blocks West of it the Grundschule St. Boromäus.

The Japanische Schule Köln e.V. (ケルン日本語補習授業校 Kerun Nihongo Hoshū Jugyō Kō), a Japanese weekend school, previously held its classes at the GGS Manderscheider Platz.[2] It began holding classes in Kalk as of 20 August 2009.[3]

Some parts of the University of Cologne are located in Sülz.


  1. ^ "Impressum." Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Manderscheider Platz. Retrieved on April 6, 2015. "Berrenrather Str. 352 50937 Köln"
  2. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧 (Archive). MEXT, January 2, 2003. Retrieved on April 6, 2015. "Japanische Schule Koln e.V. in der Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Manderscheider Platz Berrenrather Strase 352, 50937 Koln Germany"
  3. ^ "Geschichte Archived 2013-07-27 at the Wayback Machine." Japanische Schule Köln. Retrieved on February 14, 2015. "Wir sind umgezogen. Ab 20.08.2009 findet der Unterricht in der Kaiserin-Theophanu-Schule, Kantstr. 3 in 51103 Köln-Kalk statt." Japanese version Archived 2015-02-14 at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 50°55′3″N 6°55′27″E / 50.91750°N 6.92417°E / 50.91750; 6.92417