Information for University of Potsdam members regarding the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

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On this page the directorate of the University of Potsdam informs about current measures and information in connection with the novel corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). The Coronavirus website is updated regularly.

Current information – compact

27 May 2020

Looking to the future: UP is searching for a smart hybrid model for teaching and studying

What is the right balance between digital and face-to-face formats? What will be possible in the winter semester? UP is preparing for various scenarios.

video blog (episode 9).

23 May 2020

Messages from Vice-President Research & Junior Academics - Research and qualification in times of Corona

20 May 2020

Messages from Chancellor - Limited on-site operations at UP

Additional information

Studies and Teaching

Current information on the effects of the corona crisis on studies and teaching


Important information for the employees of the University of Potsdam

Current information

All current information in connection with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

Contributions on the corona pandemic

Interviews with members and researchers from the University of Potsdam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What can I do by myself for preventative?

What to do in suspected cases

Important instructions

  • All members of the university are asked to ensure that conduct towards other people is not marked by prejudice or discrimination stemming from fear, uncertainty, or hysteria.
  • We kindly ask you to refrain from submitting individual questions for the time being. If absolutely necessary, you can contact krisenstab-coronauni-potsdamde
  • The situation is extremely prone to changes, which means that adjustments or further decisions will need to be made. Please keep yourself informed on current decisions and developments by visiting the mentioned websites on a regular basis.