Location

Oldenburg is located in the north-western part of Germany, about 50 km west of Bremen and 130 km east of Groningen (NL) in the state of Lower Saxony. The city is known as Oldenburg (in Oldenburg) to avoid confusion with another Oldenburg in the state of Schleswig Holstein. Oldenburg was first mentioned in 1108 and has developed to an urban municipality and modern university city with more than 161.000 inhabitants, today. Oldenburg was awarded “City of Science” in 2009.

Video-Impressions of Oldenburg