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Election of the doctoral representatives 2020-2021
Election of the postdoctoral representatives 2020-2022

It’s election time: the new doctoral and post-doctoral representatives will be elected at the General Assembly on 14 May 2020. We are looking for interested and committed candidates.

The representation office primarily includes representative tasks, consultant activities and the participation in PoGS‘ committees as well as shaping our current offers. The term of office of the doctoral student council is one year, and the postdocs council two years.

Would you like to run for one of the positions or suggest an interested person? Please send us an e-mail by 30.04.2020 to pogsuni-potsdamde 

If you have any questions about the tasks or the election, please contact Claudia Wendt (clawendtuni-potsdamde).

Are you a PhD candidate or are you a Postdoc at the University of Potsdam? We cordially invite you to become a member of the Potsdam Graduate School! As a member, you benefit from the broad range of our offers: We support you during your doctoral or postdoc phase in your individual career development. Together with the faculties, we are committed to optimal PhD conditions and want to open up opportunities for your future career path.

Who can become a member?

  • PhD candidates at the University of Potsdam (both in structured graduate programs and individual doctoral candidates)
  • PhD candidates at non-university research institutions, provided that you pursue your doctorate at the University of Potsdam
  • Postdocs of the University of Potsdam

The condition for the membership for doctoral candidates is the willingness to follow the quality criteria of the University of Potsdam. These support the securing of optimal PhD conditions and enable successful completion of the doctorate within the training period.

What are the benefits of membership?

Access to complete PoGS offer, in particular

  • financial support
  • workshops and programs
  • networking with peers and experts
  • career orientation

How can I become a member of the Potsdam Graduate School?

Postal address of the PoGS


    Potsdam Graduate School
    University of Potsdam
    Am Neuen Palais 10
    14469 Potsdam

    It's just a few steps, to apply for membership in the Potsdam Graduate School:

    1. Complete the online form
    2. Print out the application that you receive from us as a PDF
    3. Sign the application
    4. Have your supervisor sign the application
    5. Send application by postal mail to the Potsdam Graduate School (PoGS)

    Postal address of the PoGS


      Potsdam Graduate School
      University of Potsdam
      Am Neuen Palais 10
      14469 Potsdam

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      Contact person: Dr. Kerstin Hille

      Potsdam Graduate School


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      14467 Potsdam