Contact

Admission of international students (Admissions office)

Michaela Klonczynski

Gernot Lucks

Advisor for international students (International Office)

Katja Kaboth-Larsen

+49 (0)441 798-4783

Availability by phone
Monday – Friday 10–14

Our team of tutors offers help and support with all general questions and about life in Oldenburg. The tutor team can be reached at

our facebook group International Students in Oldenburg

For enrolled students we offer a community forum in Stud.IP (IO.003 International Students)

Corona crisis: information for international students

International degree students

Do you want to study with us at the University of Oldenburg? Join our student community with over 1000 international students from more than 110 countries and all continents.

1. What can I study at the University of Oldenburg?

The university offers a wide range of degree programmes, including programmes taught in English.

Degree programmes

International degree programmes

Do you need help with finding the best degree programme?

Our International Office offers initial counselling for prospective international students. Our Study and Career Counselling Service offers general advice on our degree programmes.

FAQ: How to find a suitable degree programme

2. What language requirements do I need to fulfil?

Depending on the degree programme, you will have to meet different language requirements.

Language requirements

3. How can I apply at the University of Oldenburg?

If you have an international university entrance qualification ("HZB"), most applications are handled by the service organisation "uni-assist e.V.", which cooperates with our admissions office:

Application for international applicants

4. How do I organise my stay in Oldenburg?

5. Find out about fees, tuition, and scholarships

The University of Oldenburg is a state financed institution, and most courses of study do not require tuition fees. However, all students do have to pay a semester contribution (semester fee), among other things for the semester ticket.

Finances: tuition, costs, scholarships

6. Prepare for your studies and get support during your studies: INSTEP programme

As international students of our university, you automatically benefit from INSTEP, our International Study Entry Phase for international students. We support you even before classes begin – and you can continue to count on us for your academic success throughout your first two semesters.

Study preparation for international students

Study support for international students

(Changed: 2021-06-21)