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The corona pandemic

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Ralph Bruder
Top News

Presidential election: Unanimous Senate vote

Prof. Dr. Ralph Bruder (57) will be the new President of the University. The Senate has voted unanimously for the director of the Institute of Human…

Campus Life

On the university's roof

The number of photovoltaic systems at the university is growing: more modules at the sports centre and the lecture hall centre will soon be producing…

Young woman with EEG cap, virtual cafeteria environment in the background.
Top News Medical Physics and Acoustics

Using virtual reality to better understand auditory perception

How can virtual reality help to better investigate complex auditory processes? This is what Oldenburg researchers are investigating in three projects…

Marine Research Top News

A jigsaw puzzle made of ancient dust

From a South Pacific expedition, a research team led by geoscientist Torben Struve brought back a research object which had travelled far before and…

Paar op tandem
Campus Life

Een partnerschap die je bij blijft

40 jaar coöperatie tussen de universiteiten van Oldenburg en Groningen: Dankzij de lange samenwerking zijn Groningen en Oldenburgers in de loop der…

International affairs Top News Higher Education Policy

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…

Full view of the active grid with wind tunnel in the foreground.
Top News Physics

Recipe for a storm

Turbulence is an omnipresent phenomenon – and one of the great mysteries of physics. A research team from Oldenburg has now succeeded in generating…

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Covid Campus Life

Student research on Corona

Around 50 students from five schools have been working on their own projects around the pandemic. The university supports the projects in the teaching…

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Campus Life Chemistry

Leading the way in virtual learning

Digital learning formats are booming. Chemists at the University of Oldenburg developed practical experiments that can be carried out via the internet…

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Covid Top News Health Services Research

Good health care in pandemic times

When the number of people infected with the corona virus rose dramatically in spring, many people did not seek medical care. Here, health care…

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Study Germany and Europe

Trouble finding courses for the semester abroad? International students of social sciences and humanities who come to Oldenburg are spared this.…

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
Top News Social Sciences

"A positive history of democracy"

Political education often leads a niche existence. The German reunification offers a good opportunity to demonstrate the achievements of democracy,…

Two men stand at the stern of a ship and throw the yellow, elongated buoy into the sea.
Marine Research Top News

Enhanced visibility for profiling floats

Almost 4,000 robotic floats drift through the world's oceans in the international Argo programme. Using new optical measuring methods, the robots will…

Campus Life

“At the beginning, you need to be patient”

Gustavo Adolfo Leon Montoya has come to appreciate the short distances, nature and peace and quiet of Oldenburg. After two and a half years, the…

Close-up of a small bromeliad growing on a finger-thick branch.
Top News Biology

Defying the wind

What is stronger? The branches of trees in tropical rainforests or the roots of the plants that grow on them? To find out, biologists Helena Einzmann…

Cargo vessel emitting black exhaust gases to the air.
Marine Research Top News

Improving the monitoring of ship emissions

To monitor emissions from shipping traffic, Oldenburg scientists and partners from France are developing a network of autonomous sensors. The devices…

Campus Life

International Energy

It is 30 years now since the University of Oldenburg first launched its “Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy”. Around 95 percent of the students…

A river meanders through a light forest.
Environmental Research Top News

"No safe operating space"

Are tipping points suitable concepts for developing environmental policies? Probably not, as even small environmental changes can have major…

Two hands in blue protective gloves are holding the measuring cell. It is white, about the size of a telephone and connected with cables.
Top News Chemistry

A look inside a battery

Lithium-based batteries and accumulators have become indispensable as energy storage devices. Chemists led by Gunther Wittstock have developed a new…

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Top News Human Medicine

Better treatment for lung cancer

New insights are paving the way for highly targeted cancer therapies. In this interview, Frank Griesinger, director of the Centre for Internal…

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