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There are currently three research centres and 13 scientific centres at the university. 

Research Centres

Research centres are outstanding interdisciplinary scientific institutions at the University of Oldenburg, which are established in close coordination with the strategic processes of the university and thus make a special contribution to the objectives set out in the guiding principles. The research centres are set up for an unlimited period and audited externally in accordance with the claim of excellence.

There are three research centres at the university:

Research Centre Neurosensory Science

Research Centre Safety-Critical Systems

Excellence Centre for Hearing Research

Scientific Centres

Scientific centres are cross-faculty and interdisciplinary scientific institutions of the University of Oldenburg, which are established in close coordination with the university-wide strategic processes. They contribute to the tasks of the institutes or faculties in a coordinating and prioritizing manner. Scientific centres are independent organisations set up for a limited or unlimited period and evaluated externally on a regular basis.

The following scientific centres are currently part of the University of Oldenburg:

C3L - Centre for Life-Long Learning - Center für Lebenslanges Lernen (German website)

CENTOS - Oldenburg Centre for Sustainability Economics and Management

CEM - Centre for Environmental Modelling

CIS - Center of Interface Sciences

CMC - Center for Migration, Education and Cultural Studies (German website)

COAST - Centre for Environment and Sustainability Research

diz - Didaktisches Zentrum - Zentrum für Lehrerinnen- und Lehrerbildung, Schulentwicklung, Wissenstransfer und Didaktische Forschung (German website)

ForWind - Centre for Wind Energy Research Oldenburg University and Hanover University

WiZeGG - Research Centre Genealogy of Today - Wissenschaftliches Zentrum Genealogie der Gegenwart (German website)

ZENARiO - Zentrum für Nachhaltige Raumentwicklung in Oldenburg (German website)

ZenTra - Center for Transnational Studies

Excellence Centre for Hearing Research

ZFG - Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Women and Gender

ZRI - Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Recht der Informationsgesellschaft (German website)

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