First Contact and Counselling for Refugees

Advisor for international students

Katja Kaboth-Larsen

+49 (0)441 798-4783

Christine Trappe


Office hours

Availability by phone
Mondays: 9 -12 a.m. and 2-3.30 p.m. 
Thursdays: 2 p.m.-3.30 p.m.

Online office hours
Tuesdays: 9.30 a.m. -10.30 a.m. im virtuellen Meetingraum (BigBlueButton)

Face-to-face office hours
Tuesdays: 2.00-4.30 p.m. im SSC
Thursdays: 10.00 Uhr-12.30 a.m. im SSC

Advisor for international doctoral candidates and researchers

Linda Book

+49 (0)441 798-2156

Face-to-face office hours

On demand

Studying in Oldenburg

First contact and counselling for refugees

Would you like to find out more about studying at the University of Oldenburg?
Please feel free to contact us.International Office

Study entry

The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg offers you a wide range of study opportunities.Degree programmes
If you

  •     have a direct university entrance qualification or have studied in your home country
  •     and already have a language certificate (DSH, TestDaF, telc C1 for university, etc.)

you can apply directly for a place at Oldenburg University.

Application and enrolment

Study and career counselling service

After your initial contact with the International Office, do you have further, interdisciplinary questions about studying in Oldenburg? We will be happy to support you.

Study and career counselling service

INSTEP Study preparation

INSTEP Study preparation 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.

INSTEP Study preparation

Refugees have the opportunity to take part in the INSTEP Study preparation as a guest student. Guest students have access to many offers of the University of Oldenburg, but are not registered students.

How to apply as a refugee

Adaptation course for international teachers

Adaptation course for international teachers

You already have studied to become a teacher in your home country? For working as a teacher in Lower Saxony, you have to take part in the Adaptation Course to study the needed content. 

Adaptation course

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