First Contact and Counselling for Refugees

Katja Kaboth

+49 (0)441 798-4783

A12 3-305

Tuesday 10 am–12.30 pm and 14.30 pm–16.30 pm
Thursday 10 am–12.30 pm
Telephone enquiries are welcome any time outside our office hours.

International Office

Studying in Oldenburg

Study preparation INSTEP

INSTEP (Internationale Study Entry Phase) offers advisory services and academic programmes as well as language courses and support and leisure activities to refugees who hold a university entrance qualification or have an academic educational background. Our goal here is to integrate you into our community and support you on your path to studying in Germany.

Study preparation INSTEP

During a personal consultation we can help you decide what your next steps should be. We can also advise you on how other university facilities and services can help.

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International Office


Those who have already studied in their home country or hold a qualification that entitles them to study at university level can apply for a place at the University of Oldenburg.

Application and enrollment

(Changed: 2021-06-15)