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Listening, exchanging, developing

One hundred days in office: chemist Katharina Al-Shamery, theologian Andrea Strübind and literary scholar Ralf Grüttemeier joined the Presidential…

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Portrait Prof. Dr. Katharina Al-Shamery, Vizepräsidentin für Akademische Karrierewege, Chancengleichheit und Internationales
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"There is still a lot to do"

Gender equality is not yet a reality in universities. On International Women's Day, Vice President Katharina Al-Shamery talks about the change in…

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The picture shows Carl von Ossietzky in a black and white photograph. He is looking pensively into the distance with his head resting on his left arm.
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"Commitment to peace"

Who was Carl von Ossietzky? The university's namesake had long been the subject of controversy. Alexandra Otten and Werner Boldt talk about Ossietzky,…

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A flock of starlings can be seen against the blue-yellow-coloured, wintry evening sky.
Research Top News Higher Education Policy

University of Oldenburg competes for three Clusters of Excellence

The university was successful in the preliminary decision of the excellence competition with a proposal on animal navigation. The existing clusters in…

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The picture shows the lettering "Truth is what unites us", a quote from Karl Jaspers. It is displayed in lecture hall centre A 14.
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Science needs liberal democracy and the rule of law

The Presidential Board of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg endorses the statement of the Executive Board of the German Rectors'…

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Die fünf Personen stehen nebeneinander vor der Treppe im Hörsaalzentrum.
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New Presidential Board from January

Katharina Al-Shamery, Andrea Strübind and Ralf Grüttemeier are to join the University's Presidential Board in January. Following their confirmation by…

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Research Top News Higher Education Policy

Your vote for science

The election of the members of the review boards of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the 2024-2028 period is under way. The voting ends on…

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The greenhouse-gas balance: a driver for climate action

A reliable basis for making climate-friendly decisions within the university has been created with the latest release of the greenhouse gas report.…

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An extraordinary friendship

The University of Oldenburg and Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha, South Africa, celebrate 25 years of cooperation - and adopt a roadmap with…

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Keeping science credible

What is good academic practice? In this interview, Christiane Thiel, Vice President for Research and Transfer, talks about a good error culture and…

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In the foreground: sign for a disabled parking space, in the background the lecture hall and the SSC.
Campus Life Higher Education Policy

All together now

The University of Oldenburg has signed an inclusion agreement with the goal of raising awareness among employees. An action plan sets out concrete…

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Photo of the South African flag and the flag of Nelson Mandely University (NMU) in front of a university building. The sky is blue sky with light veil clouds.
Top News Higher Education Policy International affairs

A special cooperation

For 25 years, the Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha and our university have been cooperating successfully in research and teaching. This week, the…

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Photo showing people holding signs and demonstrating for the Central European University to remain in Budapest, November 2018.
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Refuge and support for scholars at risk

Autocratic regimes, wars and political persecution put academics all over the world at risk. As a member of the international network Scholars at…

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Photo of a cyclist on tour.
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Sustainable mobility across Europe

As well as supporting mobility in higher education, the European Erasmus+ programme aims to promote social change towards more sustainability. The…

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Ralph Bruder gives his inaugural speech, a presentation behind him reads "Open for new ways".
Presidential Board Top News Higher Education Policy

A university with much to give to society

Ralph Bruder has been university president since August. Now, he was oficially inaugurated. Bruder will steer the university for the coming six years.…

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Starting signal for a marathon

The university is on its way to climate neutrality. Today, the project group presented the plan at an online event. Climate protection manager Anna…

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"Let's see if anyone can emulate that!"

After six years, University President Hans Michael Piper's term has come to an end. On Thursday, July 1st, the university has bid farewell to him.

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A culture of life-long learning

Universities play a much greater role in continuing education today than they did ten years ago. Education experts Anke Hanft and Karsten Speck talk…

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The University in Groningen.
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Achieving more together

Joint outlook for the future: following the recent renewal of their cooperation agreement, the Universities of Oldenburg and Groningen have drawn up a…

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Among good neighbours

The Universities of Groningen and Oldenburg have been cooperating for 40 years. In an interview, the two presidents Jouke de Vries and Hans Michael…

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