INSTEP - Internationale Studieneingangsphase

First Contact and Counselling for Refugees

Katja Kaboth

+49 (0)441 798-4783

A12 3-305

Tuesday 10 am–12.30 pm and 14.30 pm–16.30 pm
Thursday 10 am–12.30 pm
Telephone enquiries are welcome any time outside our office hours.

International Office

Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for INSTEP?

You do not apply for INSTEP, but directly for the degree programme of your choice. International applicants automatically have access to INSTEP offerings.

I am new and about to start my studies. Which events should I attend?

You can choose freely from the offers in INSTEP.
You are free to choose from all the courses and select the offerings that suit your requirements best. 

I am a refugee and I am interested in studying at the University of Oldenburg. What do I have to consider?

Refugees can register as guest students.
We will be happy to answer your questions personally:

Katja Kaboth-Larsen

+49 (0)441 798-4783

A12 3-305

Study preparation

Preparatory German courses

The University of Oldenburg offers preparatory German courses for applicants with the aim of obtaining the DSH certificate.

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DSH examination

The DSH exam takes place twice a year, in February and in July. You will find more information on the pages of the Language Center.
 

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English courses

The Language Center offers a choice of English courses across the competence levels from A2 to C1 (CEF).
 

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Deutsch PLUS - Language assistance

A tutor accompanies and supports international students in any way possible during their first semesters.



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Scientific methods

The Learning Workshop of the Study and Career Counselling Service supports students of all disciplines with questions relating to scientific work and writing.



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Subject-specific preparation and contact information

For subject-specific questions international students can contact the subject study advisors of their degree programme.


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Further workshops

In addition to scientific methods, we offer a number of other workshops and events to support international students in their studies.

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Personal advice

Do you have questions? Here you can find the contact information for (almost) any problem.
 


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(Changed: 2021-05-06)