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International Scientists and Scholars

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Source: pixabay | Hermann Traub

The University of Potsdam offers international researchers and teachers a variety of opportunities to become part of UP.

We have compiled a first overview of service facilities and contact persons for you here. We are looking forward to meeting you!


Information about doctoral study options and how to finance your PhD

Information about professorial appointments and onboarding services for new professors

Provides advice and support in all questions regarding funding, partnerships, and documentation of your research. Please have a look also at our calls for proposals!

Welcome Center Potsdam

Central advisory and service point for international mobile researchers. We support you in planning and implementing your stay in Potsdam/ Berlin


Potsdam Graduate School

The PoGS is the skills and advising center for junior and advanced researchers at UP.

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Researchers at Risk

The first point of contact for scientists at risk is the Welcome Center. We advise you on research and funding opportunities and help you make initial contacts at the university.