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Participants of the Sustainable Development Academy“ (SDA) 2022.

Living sustainably, but how? - Third International Summer School on Sustainability at the University of Potsdam

What will the earth look like in the future? How can we live so that future generations will still be able to make the earth their home? For the third …
African antelopes seeking for shady places during phases of extreme heat

Keeping cool – how African antelopes respond to the climate crisis

The climate crisis is turning the temperature up all over the world, but in southern Africa, the rise has been particularly concerning. Scientists …
Delegationen der tschechischen Masaryk University (MU) sowie der Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (PNU) aus dem ukrainischen Ivano Frankivsk bei ihrem Besuch an der Universität Potsdam mit dem Präsidenten der UP, Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D. (5.v.r.), und dem Vizepräsidenten für Internationales und Fundraising Beauftragter für die EDUC, Prof. Dr. Florian J. Schweigert (l.).

Moving Closer Together - EDUC partners from the Czech Republic and Ukraine visit Potsdam

Representatives of the Czech Masaryk University (MU) and the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (PNU) from the Ukrainian Ivano Frankivsk …
Delegation of the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) with the President of the University of Potsdam, Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D. (5th from right), and the Vice President for International Affairs and Fundraising, as well as the President's Representative for the European Digital UniverCity - EDUC, Prof. Dr. Florian J. Schweigert (at left).

Building Strong Alliances - EDUC and YERUN partners from Norway visit Potsdam

Representatives of the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) visited the University of Potsdam on June 5-6, 2023. The two universities are doubly …
Prof. Sönke Neitze and Dr. Alex Kay (background).

Cultures of Violence – Insights from work towards a systematic approach to military violence

Deportation, torture, and killing: How has the use of violence changed or even become radicalized in the armies of the great European powers? What has …
Der botsuanische Bodenwissenschaftler Prof. Peter Eze sitzt am Schreibtisch an seinem Laptop.

“Soils build the basis for existence of lives on our planet” – Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Batswana soil scientist Peter Eze

Peter N. Eze is a soil scientist and professor at the Botswana International University of Science & Technology. His research centers on pure and …
Besuch einer Basic School in Winneba

Cooperation with Ghana – Shared Projects for the Internationalization of Teacher Education

In December, the Faculty of Arts and the Center for Teacher Training and Education Research (ZeLB) at the University of Potsdam signed a memorandum of …
Eine Frau sitzt am Schreibtisch und erklärt jemandem etwas

From Africa to the GDR and back – Marcia Schenck’s research on labor migration brings together individual and world history

Marica C. Schenck is a historian and professor of global history at the University of Potsdam. Her specialty is the big picture, global contexts. It …
Group of people standing on stairs for a photo

A Long-Term Partnership – Delegation from the Indian Institute of Technology Visits the University of Potsdam

A delegation from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Roorkee, India, visited the University of Potsdam on March 20. The aim of the talks was …
Israelische Studierende zu Gast beim Team der Verwaltungswissenschaftlerin Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann.

Staying in Touch – Administrative Scientists from Haifa visit the University of Potsdam

Science thrives on exchange. Administration expert Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann also believes this. For the third time, the researcher and her team …