Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg

Spend your exchange studies at the University of Oldenburg and discover Germany's charming Northwest.

Information about the university

Oldenburg is a good place to live. A mix of entertainment and culture – bars, restaurants and trendy venues as well as theatres and a number of museums – create a big-city feeling. The University of Oldenburg is divided in six faculties and has about 1000 international students visiting their facilities among the total 14000 students enrolled. Wechloy Campus is the campus for Natural Sciences.

UiS has an Erasmus agreement with TUM within Biochemistry.

Language of instruction

English and German

Language requirements

English proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English from “vgs" for Norwegian students) and/or B1 level for German proficiency (read intermediate = 3 from "vgs")

Description of Proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements

No GPA requirements

Total number of exchange places

2 per semester for Master students in Biochemistry

Tuition fee

Student doing exchange within Erasmus+ are exempted from tuition fees except semester fees.

At the University of Oldenburg, student must acquit a semester fee contribution of 301,80 EUR.


Erasmus + in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students.

Academic year

Autumn semester: October - February

Spring semester: April – July

Academic calendar

How to find subjects

Credits abroad

30 ECTS = 30 studiepoeng



Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

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