Discover and Get Together

Studierende im Sitzkreis auf der Wiese vor dem Neuen Palais
Photo: Matthias Friel

Free Time & Friendships

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Buddy Program

The buddy program is a support program in which students of the University of Potsdam assist new international students.

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Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

ESN (Erasmus Student Network) Potsdam is a student association at the University of Potsdam that organizes cultural events for international students in Potsdam and its surroundings.

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Sports Courses

The University Athletic Department offers you a large number of sports courses.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

Information & Advice

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You need someone to listen? During the lecture period, you can call the Nightline from Sunday to Thursday from 9 p.m. to midnight on 0331-9771834.

Recommended Apps



The whole University in your hands: Find your way around campus, always know today's menu in the dining halls, and quickly access information from the course catalogue.

Corona WarnAPP and LucaAPP

Corona WarnAPP

Together against Corona: The app helps to interrupt chains of infection more quickly.The Luca App on the other hand allows a quick contact tracking in cooperation with the public health offices.



The VBB-App "Bus & Train" serves both as a schedule and a ticket machine: Besides planning your route, you can purchase tickets via smartphone.

Further Free Time Activities

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Student Life

Here you can find out what other activities alongside your studies are offered at the University of Potsdam.

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Discord Server

Join the International Office's Discord Server! Ask questions, play games, talk about music or life in Potsdam, or just hang out together!



Use Zessko's bilingual book-sharing offer on Campus Neues Palais!

Free time activities

Language Courses

Cultural offers