Established in 1973, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Oldenburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.