From Abroad

Three young and laughing men.
Photo: Karla Fritze
The University of Potsdam offers a wide range of services for international students and does support them in their academic education at the University of Potsdam.

International Students

General information for international students at the UP.

Refugees Welcome

Here you find information on study options and consultation offerings for refugees.

International Scientists & Scholars

Information for international scientists and scholars in Potsdam

Courses - Getting to know German(y)

Language courses for German as a foreign language for international students especially.

English-Language Courses and Degree Programs

International Course Catalog and English-language Degree Programs

Code of Conduct

Binding standards in the fields of information and marketing, admission, supervision and follow-up services.

Doctoral Students - Cotutelle de thèse (Binational Doctorates)

You want to spend a substantial amount of time of your doctoral studies at a partnering university abroad?


At the University of Potsdam, the DAAD Prize is the most important award for international students to recognize their academic achievements.