Welcome to the University of Potsdam!


Young, dynamic, and innovative – the University of Potsdam plays a major role in shaping the region and the state of Brandenburg as a place to do research. We depend on excellent scholars and scientists to be able to continue increasing our competitiveness and our innovative strength, and to constantly keep adjusting our teaching and research to current global challenges.

New hires are a central element in the implementation of our strategy for the future. This enables us to guarantee the constant development of our profile, thereby contributing actively to increasing our attractiveness as a place to do research.

Our Dual Career Service is available during hiring negotiations to help win you over as one of the best minds in your field. The Dual Career Service supports your partner in continuing their career and provides you with information and tips for planning your move with your entire family.

In addition, the service center supports newly hired professors when they start working at the University of Potsdam, by means of targeted staff development programs and new hire workshops.

The advisors at Appointment Management and the Dual Career Service are available to you and everyone else involved during the entire appointment process, and beyond, to answer questions and provide suggestions.

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