A warm welcome!
A different version of student life
Very little social contact, digital working groups and suspended stays abroad: a lot has changed also for students at the University of Oldenburg. How did they experience the past year?
“You need to be patient”
Gustavo Adolfo Leon Montoya has come to appreciate the short distances, nature and peace and quiet of Oldenburg. After two and a half years, the psychology student from Mexico has settled in well.
Meetingpoint: The Mensa
The Mensa canteen offers students a fresh and varied range of food and drinks – even during the coronavirus crisis: from tasty lunches and fresh snacks to coffee for during the breaks.more
A pleasant place to study
Studying, reading, researching: for almost all students, the University Library is a central hub – complete with welcoming atmosphere. Apart from the café, most of the library is open – albeit subject to various coronavirus measures.more
A room of your own? Or still looking?
Centrally located, spacious, affordable – everyone dreams of having an apartment like that. But how do you actually find one? A brief guide to finding your own place.more
Scholarships - not just for high-flyers
Studying costs time, energy and, of course, money. A scholarship can help to lighten the load - and university experts can provide the necessary advice.more
Exploring cultural hotspots in Oldenburg
There are many places for classical and alternative culture in town. A ramble through the scene.more
See you at the Sports Centre!
Fun, a relaxed atmosphere and a variety of activities. The University Sports Centre has something for everyone. Even during the coronavirus crisis, there are plenty of ways to stay fit.more
Aid in a precarious situation
When student jobs become scarce, as recently due to the pandemic, international students without entitlement to student loans, social welfare or housing benefits are hit hard. Besides the university, the student congregations offer advice.more
Study Germany and Europe
Trouble finding courses for the semester abroad? International students of social sciences and humanities who come to Oldenburg are spared this. Instead, the university offers a programme tailor-made for incomings.more
“At the beginning, you need to be patient”
Gustavo Adolfo Leon Montoya has come to appreciate the short distances, nature and peace and quiet of Oldenburg. After two and a half years, the psychology student from Mexico has settled in well to his new surroundings and would like to…more