Image Database

We offer all journalists access to the Koelnmesse image database as a media service. Our image database gives you access to current photo material on MESSE. In addition, the image database contains Koelnmesse-related images, portrait photos, and views of Cologne — all which can be downloaded with a mouse click.

You do not have to pay royalties to print the photographs from MESSE. Please note, however, that the content of all publications is solely for editorial use and for providing individual users with information. You need the express written permission of the person pictured and/or of the owner of the copyright in order to store the images in databases or forward them to a third party for commercial use. Please observe the copyright notice “Photo: Koelnmesse”. Please send a voucher copy and/or a link to an online posting.

You can choose from the following photo themes and download the images in ready-to-print quality:

euvend & coffeena



City of Cologne

Terms of use

Each page shown contains several photos with file information, a description which you can copy if required and a download option. You can use the arrows displayed to scroll through the pages. If you click on the download button, it is possible to download the respective photo. You will receive a JPG file of approx. 2 MB.