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Olkaria geothermal field

KAWI KWA TAIFA – Energy for the nation – Potsdam and Kenyan Geosciences Researchers Investigate Geothermal Areas in the East African Rift Valley

Ol Karia – red ochre in the Maasai language, is a clayey, iron rich deposit found in areas with volcanic hot springs in the Kenya Rift. Red ochre is... more
The Earth globe with people around

Forging New Alliances – The Research Training Group minor cosmopolitanisms wants to encourage dialogue

Cosmopolitans are at home everywhere; the world is their home. Neighbors, friends, like-minded people, and peers all around. A charming idea that, in... more
Patrizia Boi, Studentin der Universität Cagliari, war mit einem EDUC-SHARE Internship in Potsdam.

From Cagliari to Potsdam and the Internet - Master's Student Patrizia Boi Comes to the University of Potsdam with an EDUC scholarship

For Patrizia Boi, EDUC is a stroke of luck and has long been more than just an acronym. Thanks to the European University Alliance, which is led by... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
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... more