International Applicants and Degree Students

Photo: Matthias Friel
The International Office offers advising services for international students at the University of Potsdam. You can come to us with any question related to your studies or your legal status as an international student as well as with financial or personal concerns.

Office Hours

Information on the consequences of the corona crisis on studies and teaching.

Compulsory domestic quarantine after entry from abroad

Support youself financially during the corona crisis

Federal Ministry of Education and Research: Additional Financial Support for Students in Need

Information about the KfW Student Loan

Information about the daka Student Loan

Advising and Services of the International Office

Right from the start we will be by your side. We are there for you during your studies until you complete your degree. The following consultation services are available to all international students, and we encourage you to make active use of them and to approach us with your individual needs.

You can also turn to us with personal concerns or problems during your studies. We will do our best to ensure that you receive individual and competent consulting and support, for example in the following matters:

  • Integration at the University and in Germany
  • Relations with fellow students and instructors
  • Problems with extending your residence permit
  • Or simply any question that has been bothering you

Your Contacts

Nadja Romanova

Admitted and enrolled students,  visa/residence permit, finances, health insurance

Campus Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
House 8, room 0.37

Fabian Wähner

Prospective students and applicants, orientation at the university and during the course of your studies

Campus Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam
House 8, room 0.37

On the picture you can see some ladders, which are standing vertically upwards. One of them is the longest and is coloured blue. At the top left there is a heading "Talentwerkstatt für internationale Studierende".

Career Entry

With the Projekt Talentwerkstatt, the career service provides you with information, advice and guidance to support you throughout all phases of planning and achieving your professional goals in Germany.