Living in Oldenburg
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Welcome to Oldenburg! With a population of more than 169,000, Oldenburg is the third largest city in the State of Lower Saxony. We hope you will feel at home during your stay.
Finding accommodation 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.
Our university offers a broad range of cultural activities.
Do you want to discover Oldenburg and its surrounding areas? Tips and hints on public transport, bicycling in Oldenburg, and travelling by car.
In case of sickness or emergency in a foreign country, it is always good to know where to get medical help.
Sometimes it is the little things you need to know about living in Germany, from tipping to waste separation to opening hours.