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  • Locations: Oldenburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2019 03/15/2019
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Summer City: Oldenburg
Country: Germany USD Scholarships: Coyote Commitment, Mickelson Scholarship, Presidential-Alumni Scholarship, South Dakota Opportunity, Ullyot Scholarship
Language Prerequisite: Advanced, Intermediate Language of Instruction: German
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Virginija Wilcox
Program Description:




This program is offered on a semester, academic year, and summer basis.

Course Catalog (German)
Courses in English

Oldenburg also offers 4 weeks intensive language program during the summer. This program is intended for students in lower levels of the German language. For more information on the intensive summer course, read here.



Students will live in furnished dormitories, which include shared bathrooms and kitchen facilities, in shared apartments with German and other international students, or in rented rooms in private homes. Students will have access to inexpensive student cafeterias; the university does not offer meal plans.

For more information on accommodation in Oldenburg, go here



The University of Oldenburg is a USD Direct program, which means students will continue to pay USD tuition and fees. Students will continue to receive any federal financial aid (with the exception of federal work/study) and most USD scholarships (Coyote Commitment, Mickelson, Presidential-Alumni, SD Opportunity, and Ullyot).

Students will pay for housing upon arrival in Germany.
Explore our interactive budget calculator for this program:

Looking for additional funding? Apply for “Come to Oldenburg” Grant here



In order to qualify for this program, students must have two years of college-level German (for a semester and academic year programs). Students must complete the Study Abroad application before being nominated to Oldenburg University. Students will work in conjunction with overseas staff to coordinate their arrival in Germany, course registration, and housing. 



For general inquiries, email or (605) 677-6338.

To schedule an advising session with Virginija, go to