International Student Office

PhD Tutors
Assistance for international PhD students

Feras Karakit & Izabella Miret

Our PhD tutors offer companionship and assistance for international PhDs during the first months in Oldenburg, concerning:

  • Apartment-hunting
  • Local support for translation:
    • Bank
    • Agencies, for example: registration at the Citizen´s Office or the Ausländerbüro for the residence permit
    • view of an apartment/room
    • doctor

  • Translation and support via telephone
    • any appointments or questions

  • Translation or support at the university:
  • Daily life in Oldenburg:
    • Grocery shopping at the supermarket / discounter
    • To orient oneself in the city / in lower Saxony
    • Waste separation
    • Deposit system
    • Bike (e.g. Buying a bike, Traffic rules)
    • Others

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04. April 2018   20:00 - 21:30 
Location: Irish Pub, Wallstraße Oldenburg
Stammtisch for international PhDs
Once in a month, our PhD tutors offer a Stammtisch in changing locations for international PhD...
28. April 2018   "Schwarzlichtgolf" for international PhD students
Event for international PhD students. Please register at phd.tutor(at)

Workshops / Graduate Academy

22. March 2018 - 23. March 2018   Karriereplanung mit Schwerpunkt Wirtschaft
In der Phase der wissenschaftlichen Qualifikation besteht häufig Unsicherheit, wie die weitere...
27. March 2018   14:00 - 16:00
Location: A06 0-001
German language courses: placement test
Category: OLTECH
During the summer semester 2018 the Language Centre offers German language courses at the levels...
29. March 2018   4th Career day Neuroscience
Category: OLTECH
For more information and the programme please visit the Website of the Career day Neurscience.
05. April 2018   09:30 - 15:00
Location: Universities guest house, Drögen Hasen Weg 64
OLTECH Welcome Workshop
Category: OLTECH
Welcome Workshop for all new PhDs of the Graduate School Science, Medicine and Technology (OLTECH)...
10. April 2018   08:30 - 11:30 
Location: W32 1-101
Advanced Presentation Techniques: Pre-meeting
Category: OLTECH
4-day workshopduring the winter term Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Mouritsen Time: the dates will be...
08. May 2018   09:00 - 17:00
Location: Universities guest house, Drögen Hasen Weg 64
Good Scientific Pracitice in Research
Category: OLTECH
Who should be first author on a scientific paper? How would you react if you come across...
15. May 2018   20:00 - 22:00 
Location: Staatstheater Oldenburg, Exerzierhalle am Pferdemarkt
Science Slam 2018
Category: OLTECH
Zum achten Mal bieten Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen der Carl von Ossietzky Universität beim...