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Language classes, Summer- & Winter Schools, and different cooperations - explore our courses for international students at the University of Potsdam.

A Cosmopolitan Academic Institution

The University of Potsdam, as a center for science and research, is a university which is open to the world as it is ideally situated: it is located in the historic heart of Brandenburg and in immediate vicinity to the metropolis of Berlin. Therefore, it attracts more and more international students and it is important to us to support them before and during their stay and studies in Potsdam. Here is a list of the different programs we offer:

International Summer Campus

(International) Students can combine fun and learning with our Summer Schools in just a short timespan!

Cooperative Programs

We also offer special academic programs designed in cooperation with international partner institutions.

German Courses during the Semester

Language skills are extremely important for effective communication and thus for academic success. The various language courses designed for international students, PhDs, university staff and guests.

DSH Courses & Exam

Preparation courses for the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH - German Language Exam for University Admission) & examination.