Meeting our partners during the International Entrepreneurship Lab.
Photo: Tilo Bergemann

International Partnerships

EXIST goes international. The fifth round of funding by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for entrepreneurial culture at higher educational institutions highlights the importance of international cooperation in the field of entrepreneurship education and startup support.

Potsdam Transfer has taken on this mission and connects entrepreneurship educators and start-up consultants across borders. Through joint programming, staff exchange opportunities and training workshops for educators, we promote mutual learning on a professional level. We build an international network of universities, research institutes and businesses.

Together with our partners, we tackle challenges in start-up support and improve the entrepreneurial learning experience of our program participants. Our goal is to expand our start-up ecosystems, acquire intercultural competencies and promote continuous learning - all for the benefit of our founders and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Do you want to become part of our international network? Please contact me via e-mail.

Our Partner Institutions:

University of Maribor

University of Maribor (Slovenia)

The Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office helps researchers and students of the University of Maribor to achieve visibility and impact.

Venture Factory Maribor

Venture Factory Maribor (Slovenia)

Venture Factory is the University of Maribor's incubator and an important element of local innovation ecosystem.

University of Primorska

University of Primorska (Slovenia)

The Center for Knowledge Development and Transfer of the University of Primorska (CRPZ UP).

Oak Nation Entrepreneurial Foundation

Oak Nation Entrepreneurial Foundation (Nigeria)

Oak Nation Entrepreneurial (ONE) Foundation is an organization focused on entrepreneurial development for micro, small and medium-scale enterprises.


CREA UniCa - University of Cagliari (Italy)

CREA UniCa is the Service Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the University of Cagliari that intends to promote the culture of entrepreneurship

Masaryk University – Faculty of Economics and Administration (Czech Republic)

Masaryk University – Faculty of Economics and Administration (Czech Republic)

Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic and connected to the University of Potsdam through the EDUC network.


Poznan University of Technology - Faculty of Engineering Management (Poland)

The Faculty of Engineering Management of Poznan University of Technology continues traditions and good practices of industrial organization and management


Tel Aviv University (Israel)

Situated in the Non-Stop City of Tel Aviv, TAU shares the Mediterranean city’s non-stop spirit for creativity, community, and innovation, making it the ide


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Please don't hesitate to contact us.

Arno Weik

International Partnerships Manager


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Potsdam Transfer - Gründungsservice
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