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Going Abroad

Welcome to the official website of the International Office of the University of Potsdam!

You would like to spend a semester or a whole year abroad, but you don't know exactly where and how yet? Then you have come to the right place. On our website you will find detailed information and answers to common questions, such as: Semester or internship abroad? Inside or outside Europe? What financing options are there? How can I have my credit points transferred? And what do former students abroad have to say about their experiences?

Immerse yourself in our colorful program. We look forward to meeting you!

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With our Instagram account, you'll always get the latest info on events and announcements, as well as insights from students abroad.


To receive updates on study abroad, internship opportunities, and application deadlines, you can sign up for our mailing list.

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Buddy program

While still in Potsdam, you can make contact with students who come from your future host country, help them find their way around here, and improve your language skills at the same time.

Going abroad with EDUC

Discover new ways to go abroad with the European university alliance 'European Digital UniverCity'.