Information for Students and Doctoral Candidates affected by the war in Ukraine

We are currently receiving many inquiries from students and doctoral candidates at the University of Potsdam who are directly or indirectly confronted with fears as well as financial and residency problems in the context of the Ukraine war. We do, however, also receive many messages from university members who would like to offer their help.
This page is mainly aimed at our university members from Ukraine and students affected by the war, as well as all university members and friends of the UP who would like to help those affected by the war. On this page, we list contact data and support offers of the university and the cities of Potsdam and Berlin and provide information on how you can help. 

Students who are refugees will also find the most important answers on topics such as studies, enrollment, and residence.

If you have any questions or need assistance, you can always contact the services mentioned on this page. We are here for you and will listen to your concerns.

This site is continously being expanded.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions and answers for students and prospective students affected by the war, as well as students already studying at the University of Potsdam.

Guest Auditor Program

The University of Potsdam is pleased to offer a free guest auditor program to students who have fled from Ukraine. You can find more information here.

Emergency Fund Scholarships

Support for international students enrolled at the University of Potsdam who are experiencing financial hardship due to the war.

Call for proposals: The University of Potsdam supports student projects that focus on the care of refugees from Ukraine.

Specific offers of support

Mental health support

Financial Support / Scholarships

How can I help?

Financial donations and donations of essential items

Accommodation offers

Interpreters and Translators

Your Contacts

Nadja Romanova

Prospective students and applicants (bachelor) | Admitted and enrolled students (bachelor and master): visa/residence permit, finances, health insurance


Campus Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
Haus 8
Raum 0.37


consulting hours
Via phone:
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Fabian Wähner

Prospective students and applicants (master) | Orientation at the university and during the course of your studies (bachelor and master)


Campus Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
House 8
Room 0.37


consulting hours
In person/via Zoom:
Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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