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Refugees Welcome - Opportunities for Refugees

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Photo: Karla Fritze
The University of Potsdam welcomes you. Our university offers refugees numerous opportunities to prepare for university studies in Germany or to resume your studies.

Refugee Teachers Program

The University of Potsdam is offering a special program for teachers who are refugees. Its goal is to open up future opportunities for refugee teachers in the German educational system.

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Information for students and doctoral candidates affected by the war in Ukraine

On this page you will find information about counseling and support services offered by the University of Potsdam and the most important answers regarding studies, enrollment, and residence.

Grow UP - BWL und mehr

As part of the IQ Network and in cooperation with the University of Potsdam, UP Transfer GmbH offers a business qualification for academics of foreign origin.

Researchers at Risk

Scholars at Risk will be assisted by the Welcome Center. We give advice for research & funding options and help you to establish initial contacts at the university.