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Oldenburg © Colourbox

Typical for northern Germany.

The university city is the perfect place to learn to love the northern German way of life: for example: canoeing or wandering through the beautiful shops. Then you’ll soon see that the northern Germans are more approachable than their reputation. For bigger outings, Bremen and Hamburg are within easy reach.

Youth camps

1course/ exam exempt from VAT pursuant to sec 4, no. 21(a)(bb) of the German Turnover Tax Act (UStG)


  • Leisure city Oldenburg Photo: Colourbox/Dar1930

    Leisure city Oldenburg

    The city centre of Oldenburg is ideal for shopping. From fashion to handicrafts, there’s something for everyone.

  • Hanseatic city Bremen Photo: Getty Images

    Hanseatic city Bremen

    Do you know the four Town Musicians of Bremen? They are ambassadors and landmarks of the city. Or is it perhaps Roland? Find out!

  • Mudflat hiking Photo: Colourbox.de/Melanie Lemahieu

    Mudflat hiking

    It gets dirty and muddy. The tides uncover secrets that otherwise remain hidden under the water’s surface.

Further information

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps Photo: Goethe-Institut/Thomas Koy

“We manage to get along with each other on the courses in a peaceful, happy and tolerant manner – so you think to yourself: it's not that difficult and it must be possible for the rest of the world to manage!”

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps

Any other questions? +49 89 15921-800 We would be happy to advise you: jugend@goethe.de