International Scientists and Scholars

Student using a microscope
Photo: Karla Fritze

Gefährdete Wissenschaftler

Erste Anlaufstelle für gefährdete Wissenschaftler ist das Welcome Center. Wir beraten Sie zu Forschungs- & Förderungsmöglichkeiten und helfen Ihnen, Erstkontakte an der Universität Potsdam zu knüpfen.

Service facilities

No matter whether you are seeking an individual doctorate or would like to be part of a structured doctoral program: under certain circumstances a Cotutelle De Thèse may be advisable.

Service Facilities

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Welcome Center

The Welcome Center consults with international visiting scientists – for finding residence, insurances, consulting public authorities, finding a kindergarten or recommend events.

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Coaching for new apointees

This service point supports newly appointed professors with their start at the University of Potsdam with a personnel development program and through interaction with colleagues.

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Dual Career Couples

The Dual Career Service helps your partner to settle well in Potsdam – with training offerings, job applications and many other organizational issues

Potsdam Graduate School

As a doctoral student, you can also turn to the Potsdam Graduate School for assistance in your studies, for example in the form of further education programs.

Research Support (Department 1)

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!

No matter whether you are seeking an individual doctorate or would like to be part of a structured doctoral program: under certain circumstances a Cotutelle De Thèse may be advisable.

Everyday Life

Conflict Management

The Conflict Management Steering Committee has trained counselors at all three campuses to improve working and studying conditions for everyone affiliated with the University.

University Events

There’s always something going on! Several different events are held throughout the year at the University of Potsdam.