Registration for the courses is done online via PULS. For the summer semester 2021, the registration period starts on 6th April 2021. Please register for all the courses you are interested in by 9th April 2021 at the latest, as the first contact between the lecturer and you will take place via PULS. You will receive all other organisational information, including the password for the respective course, on the Moodle platform via e-mail on 12th of April 2021.
For further information on procedural details and answers regarding your questions, please consult the following website on PULS:
In case you are not able to register for a course via PULS due to technical issues (e.g. you have not yet received your log-in information for PULS), please contact the lecturer who is offering your course via e-mail.
The password for the course on the platform Moodle will be distributed by the lecturer before the start of the course.
Requirements to pass your courses are based upon the requirements in the according module catalogue. Details on the specific requirements of your course can be found in the according course description on PULS as well as in the course schedule on Moodle.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chair for German Politics and Government does not offer consultation hours in person. However, our team can be contacted via e-mail.
Information about the registration period for courses can be found here:
Please note the specific regulations at the Chair for German Politics and Government. During the winter semester 2020/21, the following regulations apply: You need to register for all the courses you are interested in until the 30th of October 2020. This early registration is important, as the first contact between the lecturer and you will take place via PULS; this procedure assures that the lecturer is able to contact you with further information about the course.
You may be able to register during the next examination period. A participation in an examination you have not registered for in time is not possible.
Yes, as long as you are still within the registration, enrollment, and withdrawal period for courses. For module examinations you can withdraw until eight days before the examination takes place.
If you have effectively withdrawn from an exam/examination registration, the previous registration for the exam is deemed not to have been made.
The submission deadline will be announced by your lecturer. Please check the seminar schedule of your course.
Please hand in a medical certificate within 7 calendar days.
Please ask your examination office/study office for further details.
You should also inform the responsible lecturer about your inability to take the exam.
Grades are processed via PULS after all assignments have been submitted and corrected. Depending on the number of participants, the evaluation of assignments can be more time-consuming than on average. Therefore, please refrain from asking for grades to be posted on PULS.
If you are in need of your gradeahead of time, for example due to the imminent completion of your studies, please contact the secretary’s office of our chair during the lecture period as early as possible (Sabine.Eichleruni-potsdamde).
Please consult the website of the University of Potsdam in good time. There you will find further information on deadlines and procedural requirements. You can find the link here:
Furthermore, the steps for registration and writing a thesis are summarized on our chair website. You can find the link here: