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Graduate Academy – offers

The Graduate Academy of our university offers support for PhD students: 

Information for PhD students

Workshops and courses

Workshops at the beginning / end of your PhD

As soon as you know you are doing your PhD in Oldenburg, you are welcome to contact us.

We offer companionship and assistance for international PhD students pre-departure and during the first months in Oldenburg, concerning:

  • Apartment-hunting
  • Local support for translation (for example with a bank, registering at the Citizen´s Office or the Ausländerbüro for the residence permit, view of an apartment/room, doctor's appointment)
  • Support with making appointments by telephone (in case of language barriers)
  • Translation or support at the university (for example online enrolment or other documents at the university)
  • Daily life in Oldenburg (for example grocery shopping at the supermarket / discounter, orientation in the city of Oldenburg / in Lower Saxony, waste separation, deposit system, biking (buying a bike, traffic rules))


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