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Going Abroad

News & Dates

Here you will find the current dates of the information events, application deadlines and calls for proposals.

International Day

On the International Day in Potsdam Experts will answer all your questions about staying abroad.

Studies Abroad

Learning new languages, getting to know new cultures and living in a new country through studies abroad

Internships abroad

Get to know every living at a job or internship abroad while improving your intercultural competence

Cotutelle de thèse (Binational doctorates)

You will spend a substantial amount of time at a partnering university abroad, where your second advisor supervises your thesis.

Teaching and Research Abroad

The UP supports the mobility of their scholars - find out more.

Continue Education Abroad for Employees

The University of Potsdam supports and subsidizes the mobility of its non-academic staff.

Transfer of Credits for Studies Abroad

The International Office has prepared a handout (yet only in German) that includes some guidelines on how to transfer credits.

Funding your Stay Abroad

We have collected different funding opportunities: scholarships, BAföG and student loan.

Buddy Program

In the "Buddy" program, Potsdam students support students from abroad to become integrated in every day life at the University and in the German society.

Stories of Exchange

(Only German) From Colombia to Georgia: Learn from the experiences of former exchange students.

Language Tandem

Together with your language tandem partner, follow a customized learning plan that helps you learn your partner’s native language!