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Guidelines for Establishing and Extending Scientific Centres

Access to the guidelines for establishing and extending scientific centres (German only) is limited to members of the university.

Research Centres

Research centres are outstanding interdisciplinary scientific institutions at the University of Oldenburg, which are established in close coordination with the university's strategic processes and thus make a special contribution to the objectives set out in the mission statement. Research centres are set up for a limited period of time and are evaluated externally in accordance with the university's standards of excellence.

There are three research centres at the university:

Research Centre Neurosensory Science

Research Centre Human-Cyber-Physical Systems (German only) 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 support the work of the institutes or faculties as needed, e.g. in a coordinating manner. Scientific centres are independent organisations set up for a limited or unlimited period of time and are evaluated externally on a regular basis.

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

C3L - Center for Life-Long Learning

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

COAST - Centre for Environment and Sustainability Research

ForWind - Center for Wind Energy Research of the Universities of Oldenburg, Hannover and Bremen

WiZeGG - Research Centre Genealogy of Today (German only)

ZENARiO -  Centre for Sustainable Spatial Development in Oldenburg

ZenTra - Centre for Transnational Studies

Zentrum für Lehrkräftebildung - Didaktisches Zentrum (DiZ) (German only)

ZFG - Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Women and Gender

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

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