Master's degree courses

How to apply with an International Degree

1. Find a suitable degree course

Please inform yourself about the degree programmes offered by the University of Oldenburg.

2. Be aware of the application deadline

Deadlines for master courses vary. Please check the deadline for your master’s degree course.

For applicants who need a visa, it is in your own interest to apply three months before the application deadline to make sure that you can begin your studies on time.

3. Online application through uni–assist e.V.

- for all applicants with international degree -

The core task of uni-assist e.V. is the evaluation of international school/ university certificates in regard to their equivalence to German school/ university degrees.

The evaluation of your documents through uni-assist e.V. takes about 4 weeks.

4. Acceptance

The admission decision is made by the admission committee of the respective degree programme. This committee usually meets within 4 weeks after the application deadline.
Admission decisions are mailed by post or email as soon as the registrar’s office is informed about the decisions.

5. Enrolment

After you have been accepted, you need to come to the registrar’s office and bring the documents mentioned in your admission letter to enrol for your degree course before the enrolment deadline.

Enrolment deadline for the winter term01.10.
Enrolment deadline for the summer term01.04.


Stefanie Fentzahn

Registrar's Office
Room: A12 1-108

Phone: +49 (0)441 – 798 2517

Visiting address

Student Service Centre
Campus Haarentor
Building A12
26129 Oldenburg

Consultation hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs10 am - 12.30 pm
Tues2.30 pm - 4.30 pm