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Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

  • Ammerländer Heerstraße 114 - 118
  • 26111 Oldenburg
  • Phone: +49 441 798-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1973
Total number of Students 15,652
Students at this campus 15,652
Semester contribution 415,41 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
2.6 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
25.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
35.3 %
Humanities, Languages
19.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
9.6 %
Other studies
7.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
60.4 %
Master's degree
20.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
15.5 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
2.9 %
Other types of degrees
0.8 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Main library, Haarentor Campus; Departmental library, Wechloy Campus; Stock: 1,341,930 books, newspapers, journals (bound); 295,124 digital stocks (excluding newspaper and journals); 1,176 print journals; 30,511 electronic journals; Services: The library is open seven days a week (until 24:00 on weekdays).; Colleagues are available to answer users’ questions from users in the period from 08:00 to 20:00; The library offers an extensive range of training and guided tours; workstations are provided as PC, individual and group workstations; In cooperation with the IT services of the university, both libraries offer advice on all IT and networking matters. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Dutch, Danish, German Sign Language, Kurdish, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of the University of Bremen. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to: Jade University of Applied Sciences Oldenburg / Elsfleth, Uni Bremen and Uni Groningen. More than 100 types of sport; approx. 200 courses; university fitness studio; university swimming pool; easy online registration for courses; Sports facilities are in a central on-campus location; Sports facilities have been built to take into account human and ecological perspectives. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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