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University Partnerships

University partnerships are an important component for the University of Potsdam in the process of establishing an international profile. These partnerships, which are facilitated by the Executive Board, support the entire range of the university’s activities. Along with the development of study-related exchange programs, cooperative PhD programs and research projects, it is also possible, depending on contractual arrangements, for units that play a supporting role for the sciences to carry out their own partnership activities. These partnerships are typically designed in such a way that different faculties, institutes and departments work on cooperative projects.

Current resolutions from the Executive Board regarding Russian universities

The University of Potsdam has suspended its partnerships with Russian  universities until further notice due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine in violation of international law. There is currently no cooperation with these universities (Resolutions from the Executive Board).

Partnerships in priority countries/regions

The priority countries/regions identified by the Executive Board: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, France, Israel, Canada, Columbia, Poland, Russia, USA and the region Sub-Saharan Africa.

Further Partnerships

Alongside the priority countries/regions, there are plenty other cooperations between the University of Potsdam and international universities.

For information to study abroad, please refer to our Exchange partnerships.

Overview of all the partnerships

Czech Republic

South Africa