A warm welcome!
Eponym of the university
In a larger circle of journalists and writers in Berlin, he hardly stood out, this rather small man with the quiet voice and stooped posture. But when he wrote, his inside became visible.
Good to know
Meetingpoint: The Mensa
The Mensa canteen offers students a fresh and varied range of food and drinks: 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.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. Every semester there are new courses that get students moving.more
A new start in Oldenburg
Around 1,900 students started their studies this autumn – many with the goal of becoming a teacher. What most of them take for granted is special for Esra Yasin, who is starting her Bachelor’s degree in teaching. Below, she explains why.more
Special assignment in Oldenburg's classrooms
Many schools in Germany have begun teaching children and youths who have fled the war in Ukraine. In Oldenburg, students from the University's Department of Special Needs Education are volunteering to help respond to their needs.more
Practising intercultural relations
Since 2011, the master programme EMMIR funded by the European Excellence Programme Erasmus Mundus, has been training students from all over the world. Here, four alumni report on their experiences.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