Advisor for international doctoral candidates and researchers

Inger Zychla

+49 (0)441 798-2740

Linda Book

+49 (0)441 798-2156

Service for international researchers

Christiane Rochner

+49 (0)441 798-4594

Face-to-face office hours:

On demand

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

Living in Oldenburg

Welcome to Oldenburg! With a population of more than 170,000, Oldenburg is the third largest city in the State of Lower Saxony. We hope you will feel at home during your stay.

Finding accommodation

Finding accommodation in Oldenburg can be challenging. We recommend you start looking for accommodation as early as possible. Read our hints and tips on finding accommodation and on renting in Germany.

Arts and culture on campus

Our university offers a broad range of cultural activities.

Getting around in Oldenburg

Do you want to discover Oldenburg and its surrounding areas? Tips and hints on public transport, bicycling in Oldenburg, and travelling by car.

Health care and emergencies

In case of sickness or emergency in a foreign country, it is always good to know where to get medical help.

Good to know

Sometimes it is the little things you need to know about living in Germany, from tipping to waste separation to opening hours.

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