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University of Potsdam

Where Knowledge Grows

Young, modern, future-oriented: since its foundation in 1991, the University of Potsdam has already achieved an outstanding position among the universities and scientific institutions in the Berlin metropolitan area. It offers a convincing variety of programs and courses and stands out with its distinct, interdisciplinary research profile. Some subjects can only be studied here, e.g. Jewish studies, patholinguistics or IT systems engineering at the affiliated Hasso Plattner Institute.

Potsdam and nearby Berlin are two thrilling and vibrant cities. Their countless cultural offers are waiting for you to discover them. Moreover, Potsdam offers - beside numerous parks, castles and lakes - ideal opportunities to explore Germany and even Europe! And if you like it here - how about staying on and studying at the University of Potsdam?

Embedded in Potsdam’s unique cultural landscape, in close proximity to the Prussian palaces and gardens, the still relatively young University of Potsdam has established itself at three locations