International Applicants and Degree Students

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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.

Dear students, due to the overall situation created by the CORONAVIRUS, the personal office hours will be canceled immediately and until further notice. Please note our modified office hours. You can still contact us via e-mail.

Information on getting vaccined can be found here.

Please note: International Students who have been vaccinated with a vaccine that is not recognized in the EU yet, are allowed the be tested free of charge until December 31, 2021 free. Please take a copy of your proof of vaccination with you!
(§ 4a Testungen bei impfunfähigen und abgesonderten Personen)


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

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 daka Student Loan

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

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Career Guidance for international students

With the project „Career Guidance for international students“, 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.