Orientation Year for Refugees
Orientation Year is a unique educational programme offered by the University of Oldenburg for people with current refugee status.
Orientation Year is intended for refugees who, before starting or continuing their studies in Germany, want acquire the necessary German language skills and prepare for the demands and challenges of higher education in Germany.
Orientation Year does not provide a university entrance qualification ('Hochschulzugangsberechtigung'), nor can you obtain an academic degree (bachelor's or master’s degree) through this programme.
Participants are admitted to the University as guest students (auditors)and do not have to pay any fees.
Orientation Year and Application Adviser
Phone: +49 (0)441 798 4783
Room: A12 2-208
Tue 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
and 14:30 p.m. - 16:30 p.m
Thu 10:00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m
You can reach us by telephone outside of our regular office hours.
Refugees Orientation Year Coordinator
Phone: +49 (0)441 798 2190
Office Hours: by appointment
The application period for winter semester 2018/2019 is now closed.
The deadline for applications for summer semester 2019 will be announced.