Refuge and Integration in and around Cottbus & Senftenberg

Cottbus City

  • On the Cottbus information website, you find comprehensive information about the themes Refuge and Asylum.
  • Questions and Feedback about the theme, “Refuge, Asylum and Accommodation in Cottbus” can be directed to the email address: vielfalt(at) Further questions will be gladly answered by the integration commissioner, Grit Bartels (grit.bartels(at)

Oberspreewald-Lausitz County

  • On the information  website for the county OSL,  you find comprehensive information about the themes Refuge and Asylum
  • Further questions are gladly answered by the integration delegate of the county, Ms. Kathrin Tupaj.

Clubs and Initiatives in the Region

Civil Society Support in the City of Cottbus

The Ukrainian Network Cottbus is a civil society network of many Cottbus actors who contribute different competences. The goal is to bundle the civil society commitment in Cottbus for the refugees from Ukraine.

Website of the Ukranian Network Cottbus

FluMiCo – Refuge, Migration, Cottbus

FluMiCo is a group of people working for refugees and migrants in and around Cottbus. The aim of this initiative is to critically guide the asylum and refugee politics in the community and beyond, to show solidarity with the refugees who seek a perspective here and to inform the public about the situation of refugees. Since the beginning of 2015, they have pooled their knowledge and strengths to give a voice to refugees and migrants.


The Uni-Sprechcafé

At the Uni-Sprechcafé, people from Cottbus and the world meet to talk and speak German together. Do you want to help others learn German or practice your German in everyday life? Games and practice material are available, new ideas are always welcome. Just come by and get to know new people. Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm in QuasiMono, Erich-Weinert Straße 2.


Voluntary Agency Cottbus

The voluntary agency collaborates offers and requests for engagements in Cottbus