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International Summer Campus Office

You can find the most important questions to our programs of the International Summer Campus here!

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International Summer Campus Office



1. International Summer Campus

What is the International Summer Campus?

What is the International Summer Campus Office (ISCO)?

What programs does the International Summer Campus offer?

Who teaches the International Summer Campus programs?

Where do the International Summer Campus programs take place?

Is the campus of the University of Potsdam barrier-free?


2. Academic Program

Am I enrolled during the programs?

Do I receive a student ID?

Can I acquire credit points?

Does my home university accept the credit points acquired?

Do I get a certificate?


3. Registration and participation

What are requirements for participating in the program?

What language skills do I need?

Do I need a language certificate to register?

How do I register for a program?

What payment options do I have?

What scholarships are possible for the International Summer Campus?

Will I get a refund of my fees if I drop a course early?

Is participation in the supporting & cultural program mandatory?

Can I change my course?

I have learning difficulties and/or a physical impairment. What should I do?


4. Arrival and practical information

Do I need a visa to enter Germany?

Can ISCO support me in applying for a visa?

What are the current COVID19 regulations?

When should I arrive?

How do I get to the campus of the University of Potsdam?

What should I bring with me?

Do I have internet access?

When do I get more information on how to prepare?


5. Accommodation

What accommodation options do I have?

When I will know which student dormitory I will be living in?

What is in the dormitory?

Can I share my room in the dormitory with friends?

Is food included in the price of accommodation?

Where can I go for a cheap lunch?

What transport connections to the dormitories exist?

Who do I contact if I have any questions or problems in the student dormitory?