Corona crisis: information for international students


Exchange coordination, Summer Course

Christine Trappe


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

Boris Pohl

+49-441 798-4846

Availability by phone
Tuesday 10–12.30 am and 14.30–16.30 pm
Thursday 10–12.30 am

Online office hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10–11 in our virtual meeting room (BigBlueButton)

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

Orientation and social life

Networking and new contacts, sharing information, learning about the country, fun, and entertainment are all important parts of being a student.

Calendar of events for international students (list with filter option)

New in Oldenburg?

Familiarize yourself with our university, and the city of Oldenburg and get to know other students during international orientation week. Connect with local students at an early stage by participating in our Buddy programme or contact our student tutor team.

Did you miss our international orientation?

Important presentations and information are available on a password secured website. Please contact us at the International Office to receive the access data.

Do you want to get to know our campus or the city centre of Oldenburg?

On request, we offer individual campus tours and city tours by our team of tutors. Please contact us at the International Office.

Moreover, you can discover Oldenburg digitally or "without contact"

Events during the semester

Join our International Dinner, International Games Night or Karaoke at the university's Intercultural Meeting Place (IKT), go sightseeing Germany on our excursions or discover Oldenburg's surroundings!

Calendar of events for international students (list with filter option)

Learn German

In addition to the German courses, our Buddy programme, the Language tandem or the Language Café (website in German) are good opportunities to improve your German and to make new friends.

(Changed: 2021-06-21)