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Service & Contact

A broad array of consulting and services are offered at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences for the purpose of internationalizing the Faculty. These services target all status groups: students, academic staff members, scholars, university instructors, and non-academic staff.

The organizational unit for internationalization therefore work closely together with the relevant institutions at the University. The internationalization unit helps to facilitate contacts and cooperation by means of targeted information and services.

Faculty Contact

Internationalization is one of the Faculty’s core missions and a defining feature of its research and teaching. The Internationalization Coordinator therefore has a privileged position within the Faculty’s structure. The Coordinator receives support from the Internationalization Assitant, who is an important first point of contact for scholars and students on the Faculty and for university institutions.


Internationalization Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Str. 89, 14482 Potsdam
House 1, room 3.08

Duties

  • Accompaniment and promotion ot the internationalization processes of the Faculty
  • Interface to the Vizepresident of International Affairs of the University
  • Developing and implementation of the Faculty's internationalization strategy
  • Supervision of the maintenance of the faculty partnerships and priority cooperations
  • Ensuring communication and information of the Faculty about activities in the field of internationalization

Internationalization Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Marco Caliendo

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Str. 89, 14482 Potsdam
House 1, room 3.08


Internationalization Assistant

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Str. 89, 14482 Potsdam
House 1, room 1.28

Duties

  • Preparation of reports and decision-making documents
  • Lecturer mobilities and cooperative relations
  • Assistance in the development and implementation of concepts and plans
  • Data collecting, information, and communication
  • Assistamce in cooperation agreements and partnerships, e.g. Erasmus+
  • Implementation of the Faculty Commitments under the Charter Human Research Excellence in Research
  • Coordination and organization of intercultural communication in the faculty
  • Administrative support for selected partnerships of the faculty

Internationalization Assistant

 

Campus Griebnitzsee
August-Bebel-Str. 89, 14482 Potsdam
House 1, room 1.28


Integration Tutors

Economics

Johanna Lehmstedt
wiwitutor@​uni-potsdam.nomorespam.de
Griebnitzsee, house 1, room 2.68
Consulting by appointment

Social Science

Egor Bobrov
sowitutor@​uni-potsdam.nomorespam.de
Griebnitzsee, house 1, room 2.68
Consulting by appointment (as from Oct 15, 2017)

They provide valuable assistance to international students:

  • Providing information on issues of study at the Faculty,
  • assist in putting together course schedules,
  • assist in submitting for PULS
  • provide information on the course of studies or program structures,
  • support international students when they encounter difficulties in their studies,
  • and support for communication with lecturers and study advisors.

Tutors provide assistance to the students who are enrolled full-time or are in the international program in the subjects of economics, business studies, and the social sciences. The tutors are in their final semesters on the Faculty, which means that they have experience in organizing studies and are pleased to work together with international students.

The integration tutors organize informational events, are active partners in the organization of events at the Global Café, and invites participants to informal meetings and events.

They provide valuable assistance to international students:

  • Providing information on issues of study at the Faculty,
  • assist in putting together course schedules,
  • assist in submitting for PULS
  • provide information on the course of studies or program structures,
  • support international students when they encounter difficulties in their studies,
  • and support for communication with lecturers and study advisors.

Central Contacts and Services

Conflict Management

Since 2013 the “Conflict Management” steering committee at the UP helps to improve work and study conditions at the university in order to guarantee motivation and performance.

Code of Conduct

Binding standards in the fields of information and marketing, admission, supervision and follow-up services.

Advisory Board for Internationalization

Advisory Board for Internationalization The Advisory Board meets every two months and is responsible for developing the University of Potsdam’s internationalization strategy as well as an implementat

International Office

The International Office is the central service facility regarding international issues for students (In- & Outgoings), PhDs, Scientists & staff of the UP.

Welcome Center Potsdam

We are the first contact for international Guest Scholars and PhDs and we support you with the registration, residents permit, and health insurance.

Stories of Exchange

The University of Potsdam is an international community with many faces and stories.

Buddy Program

This program pairs international students up with local students to the integration into German society and life at the University of Potsdam, and to develop ties between them.