Welcome to the Center for Open Education Research (COER)

The Center for Open Education Research (COER) is an international research consortium, that was established in 2018 in order to increase international collaborative research projects, furthering innovation and understanding in the areas of open education, educational technology, lifelong learning and international education. COER will also offer a fully online Master of Technology-Enhanced Learning (MTEL) program, which addresses a market need for leadership and management in realizing digital transformation within educational institutions, connecting students with a faculty of leading and renowned scholars and researchers in the field of online, distance, and open education.

Featured Publication

Social network analysis of international student mobility: uncovering the rise of regional hubs

Yasar Kondakci, Svenja Bedenlier and Olaf Zawacki-Richter


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Featured Publication

Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda

Edited by Olaf Zawacki-Richter and Terry Anderson


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Contact Us

COER Director

Professor Olaf Zawacki-Richter

T +49(0)441 798-2765  

E olaf.zawacki.richter(at)uni-oldenburg.de

COER Assistant

Melissa Bond

T +49(0)441 798-2076  

E melissa.bond(at)uni-oldenburg.de