Accommodation and living in Oldenburg

For many new students, life at university begins with searching for accommodation. There are many different ways of finding accommodation at the University of Oldenburg. 

Student accommodation

Studentenwerk offers places in student accommodation either close to the campus or around the city. Types of accommodation available include individual apartments, rooms in double apartments or shared accommodation. Information, prices and applications:

Other organisations also provide places in student accommodation: 

Only for international students

Notice boards

  • It is worth checking notice boards at the University for accommodation offers. You can also post your own advertisement: "Suche Zimmer oder Wohnung...".

  • There is also a notice board for accommodation on Stud.IP (only accessible via a university account)

Private accomodation

  • On Tuesdays and Saturdays, you can find accommodation vacancies advertised in the NWZ newspaper. You can find the NWZ website at this link 
  • The events magazine Mox (published fortnightly) also lists accommodation vacancies in its classified section. 
  • Another option is housing associations (Wohnungsbaugesellschaften) and service agencies. A few of them are mentioned here. 

Please note

In addition to these local organisations, you can also find a number of websites which have accommodation offers across the country and are targeted towards students.