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Top 10 Reasons to Join the International Summer Campus

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

1. Study at one of the best young universities in Germany.

(Times Higher Education Young University Ranking 2022, international students of 22 countries)


2. Join an international academic community with students from 119 countries.

Green campus

3. Enjoy our green campus right next to one of Potsdam's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


4. Benefit from the University’s cooperations.

(With more than 40 research institutes of international acclaim)


5. Improve your German language skills or deepen your knowledge of a subject matter.

(Through a variety of short-term courses)


6. Make new friends inside and outside the classroom and gain intercultural experience.


7. Discover Potsdam's renowned museums, cultural facilities and landmark buildings.


8. Get a glimpse of Potsdam's cinematic past, present and future.

(In Germany's first UNESCO Creative City of Film)


9. Enjoy Potsdam’s charming lakes, parks and forests for recreation and sports.


10. Benefit from a compact city and get easily to nearby Berlin by train.