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Prof. Dr. Carsten Beta

Cell Physics in the Land of the Rising Sun – Japanese Research Professorship for Carsten Beta

End of September, Prof. Carsten Beta, biophysicist at the Institute of Physics and Astronomy, will leave for a research stay of several weeks at the... more
Die "international Summer School" vor dem Haus 9 am Neuen Palais

University of Potsdam hosts “Teaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship“ Summer School for student teachers from 11 partner institutions.

How can the UN Sustainable Development Goals be taught and integrated into schools and classrooms? What knowledge, attitudes and skills do learners... more
Studierende auf dem Innenhof von Haus 8 Am Neuen Palais

Education for Sustainable Development – International Summer School for Future Teachers

The international Summer School “Teaching the SDGs - Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship,” which will take place from August... more
Damage after the flood in the Eifel

Risk management of floods and droughts depends on event magnitude

How effective and sustainable is risk management of flood and drought events worldwide? Empirical data show that this obviously depends on the event... more
The Vestfold Campus

Between Regional Customs and International Research - Uni Potsdam Visits EDUC Partner University of South-Eastern Norway

From June 13 to 15, a six-member delegation from the University of Potsdam, led by Vice President for International Affairs and Fundraising Prof. Dr.... more
Statue of Justice against blurred background.

Prohibiting the Truth by Law - Prof. Dr. Christoph Wagner on the Freedom of the Media and the Judiciary in the Russian Federation

In May, the non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders published its 2022 press freedom rankings, which compare the situation for... more
Humboldt Fellow Dr. Anuradha Samajdar

Fascinating Universe – Humboldt Fellow Anuradha Samajdar on Analysis of Gravitational Waves

Since January 2022 Dr. Anuradha Samajdar has been a Humboldt Fellow in the Theoretical Astrophysics research group at the Institute of Physics and... more
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mackert | Foto: Karla Fritze

Zeroing in on Science – Professor of Sociology Jürgen Mackert Supervised Several Scholars at Risk in His Working Group

Since 2015, scholars who can no longer work in their home countries because they are under threat or persecuted have had the opportunity to continue... more
Short break and data recording in the Argentinean Puna, the second highest mountain plateau on earth and research site of the DFG Research Training Group “StRATEGy”.

A Trip through the Andes – Geoscientists on Excursion in Argentina

At the end of November 2021, PhD students from the international research training group “StRATEGy” and the dual PhD program of the DAAD-funded... more
Prof. Günther and his wife (with mask) with Dr. Abdalla Ibrahim Ali from the State University of Zanzibar (white shirt), Mayor Ali Haji Haji (on the left in a black suit) and Mwajuma Ali Abadi (with red headscarf next to Dr. Abdalla) from the Zanzibar Municipality. The photo is from Dr. Michael Burkart

The Zanzibar Experience – Planting Trees in the “Partner Garden”

Zanzibar is one of Potsdam’s twin cities – both the Potsdam city administration and the university maintain lively contacts and frequently carry out... more