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PhD Tutors: Assistance for international doctoral candidates

As soon as you know you are doing your doctorate in Oldenburg, you are welcome to contact us. We offer companionship and assistance for international doctoral candidates / PhD students pre-departure and during the first months in Oldenburg, concerning:
  • apartment-hunting
  • practical and language support for local appointments and at the university (for example enrolment, bank, registering at the Citizen´s Office or the Ausländerbüro for the residence permit, view of an apartment/room, doctor's appointment, making appointments by telephone, etc.)
  • daily life in Oldenburg; for example grocery shopping, orientation in the city of Oldenburg / in Lower Saxony, waste separation, deposit system, buying a bike, biking, traffic rules, etc.)
  • networking with other (international) doctoral candidates


(Changed: 19 Dec 2022)