Stuttgart's place in the Bundesliga will be taken by Union Berlin after the 2. Bundesliga side triumphed in their relegation play-off.
Stuttgart's hopes of maintaining their top-flight status suffered a blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by Union Berlin.
Union Berlin could have snatched automatic promotion but a 2-2 draw means Paderborn are heading back to the top tier in Germany.
Achim Beierlorzer will take charge of Cologne for their first season back in the Bundesliga in 2019-20.
Two relegations from the Bundesliga have been confirmed after Hannover and Nurnberg had their fate sealed on Saturday.
Australia international Jamie Maclaren is returning to the A-League, the forward signing a deal to join Melbourne City.
Bayern Munich teenager Franck Evina has linked up with Holstein Kiel until June 2020.
Christian Titz has paid price for Hamburg's dip in form, the club replacing him with Hannes Wolf as they seek a Bundesliga return.
After Germany's dreadful World Cup performance, Lothar Matthaus wants coach Joachim Low to be willing to drop some of his biggest names.
Bayern Munich may have been linked with Jann-Fiete Arp but the talented youngster has extended his contract with Hamburg