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The University Magazines report on current events, extraordinary research projects, university policies and interesting news about studying at the UP.

Embedded in Potsdam’s unique cultural landscape, in close proximity to the Prussian palaces and gardens, the still relatively young University of Potsdam has established itself at three locations.

Cultural offerings for students of the UP as well as information on cultural highlights of the city of Potsdam and its surroundings.

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The Transformation of the Factory

How Industry 4.0 brings human and machine into dialogue


More than Dumbbells, Sweat, and Bulk

Joint project researches strength training in youth athletes


The Secret of the Teaching Profession

Physics educationalists examine what makes a good lesson


More Politically Motivated Cases than Presumed

Earlier cases of extreme rightwing and racist violence reappraised