Corona crisis: information for international students

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: 14.45 p.m.-16.15 p.m. (SSC)
Thursdays: 9.45 p.m.-11.15 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

Finances and scholarships

You should expect to spend about EUR 950 per month for accommodation, health insurance, and food.

Estimated monthly expenses:

  • Accommodation: EUR 200 to 450
  • Health insurance: approx. EUR 120
  • Food: EUR 250 to 350
  • "Rundfunkbeitrag": monthly amount of EUR 17.50 per flat (can be splitted between flatmates)
  • Miscellaneous expenses (e.g. leisure, books, materials, etc.)

Other expenses:

  • Semester contribution (including semester ticket): EUR 319.01 for students of partner universities and DAAD scholarship holders, EUR 394,01 for Freemover
  • Residence permit for students from non-EU countries: EUR 110
  • Intensive German language course during semester break: EUR 250
  • Trips for international students: EUR 60 to 80 per weekend-trip

Scholarships for students from partner universities

If you would like to spend your exchange semester at our university, you are welcome to apply for funding:

Rotary scholarships for exchange students from our East-European partners

DAAD contact grants for doctoral candidates from partner universities

(Changed: 19 Dec 2022)