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Organizational Structure

The organizational structure of the Potsdam Graduate School is regulated in its statutes. The organs of the Potsdam Graduate School are the Board of Directors, the Council, and the General Assembly of the Potsdam Graduate School. The board of directors is represented by a member of the university management.

Board of Directors of the Potsdam Graduate School


Prof. Dr. Heiko Möller
Chair for Analytical Chemistry

Deputy Speaker:

Prof. Dr. Linda Juang
Professor of Inclusive Education

Representative of
the university management:

Prof. Dr. Barbara Höhle
Vice President for Research, Junior Academics and Equal Opportunities


Council of the Potsdam Graduate School

PhD representatives:


Desy Hariyati Daryono
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Tina Kowalzik
Faculty of Human Sciences

Postdoc representatives:

Dr. Jenny Lenkeit
Faculty of Human Sciences

Dr. Patrick Arnold
Institute of Biochemistry and Biology

Supervisors, coordinators and spokespersons of the graduate programs:


Dr. René Schneider, Faculty of Sciences, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology

Prof. Dr. Filippo Carlà-Uhink
Faculty of Arts, Historical Institute

Representative: Prof. Dr. Melanie Uth, Faculty of Arts, Institute for Romance Studies

General Assembly

The members of the Potsdam Graduate School form the General Assembly.