Contact

Exchange coordination, Summer Course

Christine Trappe

+49-441-798-4124

Advisor for international exchange students (during their stay in Oldenburg)

Christine Trappe

+49-441-798-4124

Office hours

Availability by phone
Mondays: 9 -12 a.m. and 14-15.30 p.m. 
Thursdays: 14 p.m.-15.30 p.m.

Online office hours
Tuesdays: 9.30 a.m.–10.30 a.m. in our virtual meeting room (BigBlueButton)

Office hours in presence
Tuesdays: 14.00 p.m.-16.30 p.m. (SSC)
Thursdays: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m. (SSC)

Our team of tutors offers help and support with all general questions and about life in Oldenburg. The tutor team can be reached at

our facebook group International Students in Oldenburg

Academic calendar

Schedule for the exchange programme

To ensure that your exchange semester at our university runs smoothly in organisational terms, we have drawn up a timetable for you: Exchange semester schedule

Academic year 2023/2024

Winter semester 2023/2024

  • Official beginning and end of semester:
    1 October 2023 – 31 March 2024
  • Exchange application deadline:
    15 July 2023
  • (Preparatory) intensive German courses:
    Scheduled for August/September 2023
  • Welcome Week:
    2–6 October 2023
  • Orientation week:
    9–13 October 2023
  • Lectures begin:
    16 October 2023
  • Christmas break:
    23 December 2023 – 5 January 2024
  • Lectures end:
    2 February 2024
  • Examination period:
    2–3 weeks after lectures end

Summer semester 2024

  • Official beginning and end of semester: 1 April 2024 - 30 September 2024
  • Exchange application deadline: 15 January 2024
  • (Preparatory) Intensive German courses: February/March 2024
  • Welcome Week: 25 to 28 March 2024
  • Lectures begin: 2 April 2024
  • Lectures end: 5 July 2024
  • Examination period: 2-3 weeks after lectures end

Academic year 2024/25

Winter semester 2024/2025

  • Total duration:
    1 October 2024 - 31 March 2025
  • Exchange application deadline:
    15 July 2024
  • Intensive German courses during the semester break:
    September 2024
  • Welcome Week:
    30 September - 4 October 2024
  • Orientation week:
    7-11 October 2024
  • Lectures start:
    14 October 2024
  • Christmas closure:
    23 December 2024 - 4 January 2025
  • Lectures end: 
    31 January 2025
  • Examination period:
    approx. 2-3 weeks after lectures end

Summer semester 2025

  • Total duration: 1 April 2025 - 30 September 2025
  • Application deadline for the exchange programme in Oldenburg: 15 January 2025
  • Intensive German courses during the semester break: March 2025
  • Welcome Week : 27 March - 1 April 2025
  • Start of courses: 2 April 2025
  • End of the courses: 11 July 2025
  • Examination period: approx. 2-3 weeks after the end of the courses
(Changed: 14 Feb 2024)  | 
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