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The University Magazines report on current events, extraordinary research projects, university policies and interesting news about studying at the UP.

Embedded in Potsdam’s unique cultural landscape, in close proximity to the Prussian palaces and gardens, the still relatively young University of Potsdam has established itself at three locations.

Cultural offerings for students of the UP as well as information on cultural highlights of the city of Potsdam and its surroundings.

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Friede Springer, publisher and founder of the the “Voltaire Prize for Tolerance, International Understanding and Respect for Differences” at the University of Potsdam with the University’s President Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D., and the Voltaire laureate for 2020, Dr. Gábor Polyák. | Photo: K. Fritze

“Setting an example”

Friede Springer on her commitment to science and the Voltaire Prize. | Photo: Karla Fritze

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International students at the Campus Griebnitzsee. | Photo: Thomas Roese.

International Profile

The University of Potsdam is an international community with many faces and stories. | Photo: Thomas Roese.

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Video microscopy of a cell division by protein waves in a 0.05x0.06 millimetre image section. The protein waves are stained green, the cell nuclei red. The waves move in the direction of the arrows, thereby dividing the cell into two daughter cells. | Photo: Dr. Sven Flemming

Wave power

Biophysicists discover new form of cell division driven by protein waves. | Photo: Dr. Sven Flemming

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University Magazines | Photo: Sabine Schwarz

University Magazines

The University Magazines report on current events, extraordinary research projects, university policies and interesting news about studying at the UP.

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