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Campus Life Early Career

Experienced guidance

The university supports female junior scientists through a special mentoring programme. Participant Irene Faber and her mentor Ria Nijhuis-van der…

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Ukraine Top News History

"Courage that inspires hope"

The world is watching the war in Ukraine. Historian Hans-Christian Petersen knows its background as well as people in Ukraine. An interview about…

Two doctors in surgical clothing stand in front of the operating table and move the large, round operating lamp by hand.
Top News Research Human Medicine

New dimensions in surgery

Dirk Weyhe sees IT and digitalization playing an integral role in the operating rooms of the future. He and his team are working to harness new…

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Top News Philosophy

Where is history leading us?

Seven decades ago, Adorno's "Minima Moralia" took a mercilessly critical look at the state of society. Philosophers Helena Esther Grass and Peter…

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Campus Life Human Medicine

Setting up forty additional chairs is not enough

Next winter semester, 120 new medical students will begin their studies at the University of Oldenburg, before only 80 students were accepted. The…

Campus Life

Online and intercultural

Enabling intercultural exchange for student teachers and academics - this is the idea behind the DAAD programme Lehramt.International. Lecturers from…

Top News Music

Singing in decline?

Choir rehearsals are disappearing from people's calendars, music lessons at schools are more theory than practice and churches are shrouded in…

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Equal opportunities Top News

Between worlds

When she went to Canada for her doctorate, Germany was still divided. Since then, Renate Scheidler has come back only for short visits. The scientist…

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Top News Early Career

Good support for doctoral candidates

The graduate schools 3GO and OLTECH are an important resource for doctoral students. They provide crucial skills and support cooperation, exchange and…

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Top News International affairs

Outstanding students from all over the world

More than 220 graduates from 62 countries - that is the impressive interim balance of EMMIR after a decade. The European excellence programme Erasmus…

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Ukraine Top News

Solidarity with Ukraine

The Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg is deeply shocked by the war in Ukraine and expresses its solidarity.

Top News Research History

Point of entry into past centuries

Capturing "enemy" ships and their cargo was once considered a legitimate tactic of warfare - including an own jurisdiction. The open-access portal of…

Top News Marine Sciences Research

Pooling knowledge for safeguarding the oceans

Protecting the oceans and using them sustainably: This is the goal of the second research mission of the German Marine Research Alliance, which…

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Top News Sport Science

„The fascination is gone"

Major sporting events such as the Olympic Games are increasingly criticised. Sports sociologist Thomas Alkemeyer talks about whether such competitions…

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Top News Research Medical ethics

Living with dementia: when carers live with patients

Relatives often hire a live-in caregiver for persons with dementia. The relationship between patient, carer and family members can lead to moral…

Several students in white coats stand around the virtual dissection table (a large, horizontal screen). Prof. Bräuer shows something to the bystanders.
Top News Study Affairs

New ideas for teaching

From child protection in primary education to virtual reality in anatomy: seven projects at the University of Oldenburg are receiving funding through…

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Campus Life

Taking exams without panic

The semester is coming to an end - for students, this means the exam phase begins. Some not only have to deal with the material, but also with sweaty…

Two young women wearing a medical mask walk through a university building.
Top News Research Medical Physics and Acoustics

Face masks: Loss of lip-reading affects everybody

Deterioration in speech understanding when the speaker is wearing a mask mainly has visual causes. They are even more significant than the acoustic…

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Top News Research Biology

A stop sign for songbirds

A new study published in Science Magazine has shed light on how birds navigate back to their breeding site after flying across two continents.…

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Presidential Board Top News

Fair trade on campus

The organization Fairtrade Germany has recognized the University of Oldenburg as a Fairtrade-University. This makes it one of 36 universities in…

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