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Professorial Appointments at the University of Potsdam

Young, dynamic, and innovative – the University of Potsdam plays a major role in shaping the Potsdam region and the state of Brandenburg as a place to conduct research. A central point in this regard is the appointment of excellent scholars and scientists who continuously adapt the university´s offers in teaching and research to current global challenges, strengthen our research profile, and increase our attractiveness as a research site.

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Appointments at the UP

Information on the appointment procedure from application to negotiation, and the final steps.

Audimax on Campus Neues Palais | Foto: K. Fritze

Onboarding for New Hires

For a good start at the university - learn more about the offers and information tailored to newly appointed professors at the university.

Contacts | Photo: K. Fritze


We’ll support you with any questions about your appointment. Get in touch, whether via email, telephone, or in person.