UOL's ambassador for the Nelson Mandela University

Karsten Speck

+49 (0)441 798-2174

International Office contact


Jenka Schmidt

+49 (0)441 798-2479

Regional Coordinator NON-EU

Roman Behrens

+49 (0)441 798-4266

Teaching and research at Mandela University or University of Oldenburg

As part of Nelson Mandela University's Vision 2020, the goal was defined to create and maintain an engaging environment that promotes, supports and rewards a vibrant culture of research, scholarship and innovation. Oldenburg researchers and teachers can benefit from this environment, for example in the context of a research or teaching stay.

Please feel free to use existing information structures and contact the persons listed below if you are planning a stay in Gqeberha, are looking for funding opportunities or may need specific contacts for your department.

Contacts for your stay at Nelson Mandela University / University of Oldenburg

Are you a PhD candidate interested in doing research or pursuing your PhD at Mandela University or the University of Oldenburg? Get in touch with me:

Roman Behrens

International Office


Are you a post-doc or a lecturer interested in doing research or teaching at Mandela University or University of Oldenburg? Get in touch with me:

Dr. Anne Clausen

Referat Forschung und Transfer

ÖCO 2-209

Interested in coming to Oldenburg for a PhD/Postdoc-based stay?

If you plan to conduct research for your doctoral thesis or Postdoc-related projects feel free to contact Roman Behrens (PhD-level) or Dr. Anne Clausen (Postdoc-level) for further support. In case of external funding needed please notice our internal process:

step 1 | Declare your interest (by contacting us by e-mail)

step 2 | Send us a CV and a project description (max. 3 pages, including timeframe)

step 3 | We would try to find a suitable host at the University of Oldenburg in your requested field

step 4 | Together we would try to find a suitable grant programme and you start the application process

step 5 | We support you during your application process (e.g. proof reading)

step 6 | Start of your research stay at the University of Oldenburg 

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