Questions & Answers

Impression of the University Ball
Photo: Reinhard und Sommer


When does the University Ball take place?

The ball usually takes place at the end of January/ beginning of February. Admission is from 18:00. The event starts at 19:00 and finishes at 2:00.

Where does the Ball take place and how do I get there?

The venue of the Ball is House 6, Campus Griebnitzsee.

Where do I get tickets?

Tickets are available online on the website of the University Athletic Department. There are three ticket categories:

    Seat tickets - 45€
    Promenade tickets  -25€ (without fixed seat)
    Sponsor tickets - 100€

All tickets include program and buffet. Drinks and tombola tickets are not included in the ticket price.

After receipt of your payment you can collect your tickets at the University Athletic Department‘s secretariat (Campus Neues Palais, House 13).
Please inform us by e-mail if you would like us to send the tickets by internal mail of the University (julia.schoenberneruni-potsdamde).

Opening hours of the University Athletic Department

Mon    13:00 - 17:00
Tue     08:00 - 11:00 and 13:00 - 17:00
Wed    08:00 - 11:00
Thu     08:00 - 11:00 and 14:00 - 18:00
Fri       Closed

We will publish the link to the online ticket sale in due time before the event.

What is included in the ticket price?

All tickets include program and buffet. Those with seat tickets are entitled to a seat on the evening of the ball. You will be seated at your table. Buyers of sponsor tickets will also be entitled to a seat. They support the charity campaign "SitUP – Your Seat in the Main Lecture Hall".

What about drinks?

Plenty of drinks will be available. At the bars you can order beer, wine and soft drinks as well as cocktails, but please notice that the bars only accept cash. We are sorry but card payment is not possible.

What shall I wear?

A ball and an extraordinary location, a stylish atmosphere - all this asks for appropriate attire.

Of course, we know that not everybody has an elegant evening gown or a tuxedo in their wardrobe. However, we kindly ask you to dress up for the occasion.