President's New Year's Reception

The President's New Year's Reception takes place on the Griebnitzsee campus.
Photo: Kevin Ryl
Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D. holds speech at his New Year's Reception

Traditionally, the President's New Year's Reception takes place on Griebnitzsee campus. At this high-ranking ceremony, the president looks back and informs about challenges and tasks of the university in the new year. In addition to the employees of the University of Potsdam, the guests include numerous personalities from politics, business, science and culture.

Every year, the New Year's reception also provides a festive setting for honors and awards. For example, the university awards the "Voltaire Prize for Tolerance, International Understanding and Respect for Difference", the Technology Transfer Prize, and the Guido Reger Founder's Prize.

Pictures of previous events can be found on our gallery page.

You can follow the New Year's Reception of the University of Potsdam also online.

It starts on 25 January 2023 at 5 pm. You can find the live stream on the university's Youtube Channel:

The live recording of the President's New Year Reception 2023 will be available at this point in the next few days.

Next Event:

Januar 2023


Sylvia Prietz
Tel.: +49 (0)331 977-1447
E-Mail: sylvia.prietzuni-potsdamde

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