Corona crisis: information for international students


Advisors for international students (International Office)

Katja Kaboth-Larsen

+49 (0)441 798-4783

Christine Trappe


Office hours

Availability by phone
Mondays: 9 -12 a.m. and 14-15.30 p.m. 
Thursdays: 14 p.m.-15.30 p.m.

Online office hours
Tuesdays: 9.30 a.m.–10.30 a.m. in our virtual meeting room (BigBlueButton)

Office hours in presence
Tuesdays: 14.45 p.m.-16.15 p.m. (SSC)
Thursdays: 9.45 p.m.-11.15 p.m. (SSC)


Lisa Hasselbrink

+49 (0)441 798-4846

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)

Orientation and events

Networking and new contacts, sharing information, learning about the country, fun, and entertainment are all important parts of being a student.

Orientation offers for international students

New in Oldenburg?

Familiarize yourself with our university, and the city of Oldenburg and get to know other students during international orientation week. Connect with local students at an early stage by participating in our Buddy programme or contact our student tutor team.

International orientation week

Buddy programme

Student tutor team

Did you miss our international orientation?

Important presentations and information are available on a password secured website. Please contact us at the International Office to receive the access data.

Do you want to get to know our campus or the city centre of Oldenburg?

On request, we offer individual campus tours and city tours by our team of tutors. Please contact us at the International Office.

Moreover, you can discover Oldenburg digitally or "without contact"

Events during the semester

Join our International Dinner, International Games Night or Karaoke at the university's Intercultural Meeting Place (IKT), go sightseeing Germany on our excursions or discover Oldenburg's surroundings!

Calendar of events for international students (list with filter option)

Learn German

In addition to the German courses, our Buddy programme, the Language tandem or the Language Café (website in German) are good opportunities to improve your German and to make new friends.

Buddy programme

Language tandem

Language Café

(Changed: 26 Apr 2022)