Orientation Year and Application Adviser
Refugees Orientation Year Coordinator
Please note that applications will no longer be processed.
Orientation Year is a unique educational programme offered by the University of Oldenburg for people with current refugee status.
Orientation Year is intended for refugees who, before starting or continuing their studies in Germany, want acquire the necessary German language skills and prepare for the demands and challenges of higher education in Germany.
Orientation Year does not provide a university entrance qualification ('Hochschulzugangsberechtigung'), nor can you obtain an academic degree (bachelor's or master’s degree) through this programme.
Participants are admitted to the University as guest students (auditors)and do not have to pay any fees.