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Eruption at Geldingadalir in Iceland in 2021

The telltale sound of volcanoes

Before volcanoes erupt, there is already rumbling underground. Recognising characteristic features in this “sound” is an important step on the way to …
Schriftzug an ein einer Schulwand

Let’s go to Ghana! - Day 12/13: Between school and the presidential palace

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Day 12: Insights into the culture Today, for some of us, the day starts just like at home - at school. We are given a private tour of the Apple …
The Memorial Wall of Return at the Ancestral Slave River Site

Let’s go to Ghana! – Days 10/11: First impressions in Kumasi

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Day 10: Drive to Kumasi and visit to the Ancestral Slave River Site in Assin Manso After another five eventful days, we leave our accommodation in …
Kakum National Park: Part of the suspension bridges in Kakum National Park

Let’s go to Ghana! Day 8/9: Pure nature

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Day 8: Kakum National Park and Stingless Bee Farm After spending the day before on our research project, we set off early today - to Kakum National …
Sternenhimmel über Elmina

Let’s go to Ghana! – Days 6/7: On our way to Elmina Castle into the dark past

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Addition to last night: Our first night at the new accommodation “The Beach House Afiki” in Ankwande turns out to be exciting, because of a power …
Mehrsprachigkeit in der Kirche

Let’s go to Ghana! – Days 4/5: From the traces of the past to the education of the future

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Day 4: Visit the most important memorial sites in Accra Today, a visit to the Legon Interdominational Church on the campus and the Kwame Nkrumah …
Students out and about on the campus of the University of Accra

Let’s go to Ghana! – Days 1-3: Manifold experiences and impressions in Accra

Students of the University of Potsdam report on their field trip in West Africa

Day 1: Arrival in Accra and a first meeting with teaching staff of the University of Ghana (UG) Right after our arrival at “Yiri Lodge”, the …
Der kleine Fischerort Elmina

Let’s go to Ghana! Potsdam students on a field trip to West Africa

A group of 9 students from the faculty of philosophy travel to Ghana from the 7th to the 21st of December. The students from Bachelor and Master …
Maren Völz steht in einer Bootshalle.

“Strength, Endurance, and the Right Technique” – Potsdam student Maren Völz rows in the national team

“It feels great to glide across the water,” Maren Völz says enthusiastically. However, the rower knows from many years of experience that it takes a …
Einige Personen bei einer Preisverleihung

Excellent Digital Teaching – 2023 E-Learning Award Presented at the University of Potsdam

Prof. Dr. Nina Brendel has won the 2023 E-Learning Award of the University of Potsdam. The Professor for Geograpy Education received the award for her …