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Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Dr. Peter Kostädt


The CIO advises the leadership at the University of Potsdam in strategic questions related to IT infrastructures, thereby exercising (on behalf of the president) instructional and supervisory authority over the University Library and the IT Center (ZIM).

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1986-1992: Study of Physics and Philosophy at the University of Hanover
  • 1992-1995:  Doctoral degree in Theoretical Physics completed (Dr. rer nat.) at the University of Hanover (summa cum laude)
  • 1995-1997: Academic staff in research and teaching at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Hanover
  • 1997-1999: Preparatory service for the higher service at the scientific libraries of North Rhine-Westfalia
  • 1999-2006: Software developer and group leader at the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum of North Rhine-Westfalia (hbz)
  • 2006-2018: Head of the IT Services Department at the University and City Library of Cologne
  • 2019: Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Potsdam

Further contact information

Campus Golm
House 18, Room 1.15
Phone: +49 0331/ 977-2102
Mail: ciouni-potsdamde

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