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Refugees Welcome - Opportunities for Refugees

photo: Karla Fritze
The University of Potsdam welcomes you. Our university offers refugees numerous opportunities to prepare for university studies in Germany or to resume your studies.

Service & Support

Refugees Welcome Coordinator

If you have already studied at a university in your home country and would like to continue your studies here in Potsdam, please get in touch with Diana Gonzalez.

Law Clinic for Integration Law - Advising for Refugees and Aid Organizations

Law students provide advice to refugees, volunteers, and organizations for issues regarding asylum and residence rights, as well as questions about everyday life, contracts, and insurance.

Psychological Counseling for Refugees

Our services are for refugees and also available for voluntary workers as well as university employees.

Program Refugee Teachers

The Integration through Study Program (IdSUP) - Application for Summer Semester 2017

Auditor status for refugees

Qualification Program in Business for Academics with an Immigration Background

UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam is offering a qualification program in business through the IQ Netzwerk Brandenburg for academics with an immigration background.


The student-run university group Pangea-Projekt offers free language courses for refugees. These courses take place at the Campus Am Neuen Palais.

Contact person


Campus Am Neuen Palais
International Office
Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469 Potsdam
House 8, room 0.36


consulting hours
Mo: 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr
Di: 13:00 - 15:00 Uhr

Phone hours:
Do: 13:00 - 15:00 Uhr