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  • Potsdam Graduate School

Welcome at the Potsdam Graduate School

The Potsdam Graduate School (PoGS) strives to ensure optimal conditions during the PhD phase. It offers an attractive research and funding environment for PhD students. Within the Potsdam Graduate School young researchers find opportunities for further education in different academic and non-academic fields, as well as the possibility for national and international networking.

Current Offers and News

Junior Teaching Professionals

During their PhD phase the German-language certificate programme enables doctoral students at the University of Potsdam to qualify in the field of academic teaching.

Senior Teaching Professionals

The one-year certificate programme is aimed at postdocs, junior professors and newly appointed professors who wish to strengthen their teaching and examination skills. Click on the link to learn more.

The one-year programme provides individual and practice-oriented support for doctoral students in their career entry, transitions and promotions. Apply until January 20, 2019. Find out more...

From our offer

Membership at the PoGS

As a member of the Potsdam Graduate School you benefit from our wide-ranging funding and qualification offers.

Quality Management

The Potsdam Graduate School strives to foster optimal working conditions during the PhD phase. Our quality criteria follow international standards.

Presentation, Publication & Proofreading

Would you like to present your research results at a national or international scientific event? Or would like to publish your research results? We will support you.

Qualification and Advanced Training

Boost your skills! The Potsdam Graduate School offers its members a wide range of training and qualification courses.

PhD coaching

Are you looking for more feedback and interdisciplinary support during your PhD phase? Our PhD coaching specifically aims individual PhDs.

Teaching Professionals

Are you planning a career in academic teaching? With our Teaching Professionals we offer you three different types of training programs on academic teaching.

Science meets market

The certificate program offers entrepreneurial skills for doctoral and post-doctoral students interested in economy and management.

Contact: Potsdam Graduate School

Potsdam Graduate School

Potsdam Graduate School


WIS | Wissenschaftsetage, 4th floor
Am Kanal 47
14467 Potsdam