Top Ten Reasons to Study at the University of Potsdam

Students at the University of Potsdam on Campus in the summer
Photo: Matthias Friel

10 Reasons to Study at the University of Potsdam

  1. Study at the best young university in Germany (Times Higher Education Young University Ranking 2018).
  2. Keep active and join one of our 600 sports courses for students.
  3. Be part of an international academic community with people from 119 countries.
  4. Max Planck Institutes, Fraunhofer Institutes… Benefit from the University’s co-operations with numerous research institutes of international acclaim.
  5. Get to Germany’s exciting capital Berlin in just 30 minutes by train.
  6. Ever fancied studying at a UNESCO World Heritage site? Welcome to our Campus Neues Palais and the adjoining Sanssouci Park.
  7. Get matched with a buddy or start a language exchange: We offer lots of programs that will make you feel at home.
  8. Need a break from studying? Try out swimming in one of Potsdam’s many lakes, discover the city by bike, or try any of the countless other activities the city has to offer.
  9. With one of Europe’s biggest film studios nearby, you might bump into a movie star on your way to university.
  10. Get an excellent education for free: We don’t charge any tuition fees.