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The UP is well networked with many extramural research institutes in and around Potsdam.
Knowledge and Visions

The UP is well networked with many extramural research institutes in and around Potsdam.

  • Research

The University of Potsdam is characterized by networking and an interdisciplinary orientation, close cooperation with non-university research institutions and cultural institutes in the region, as well as a lively exchange with business, academia, politics and administration. The research profile of the University of Potsdam is shaped primarily by seven faculties. The University is placing particular emphasis by establishing four university research focuses and several specially supported research areas at the faculty level. Constantly increasing third-party funding volume testifies to the quality of the research conducted at the University today. The University of Potsdam also has successful, productive cooperative agreements with more than 30 non-university research institutions in the region. Potsdam Research Network - pearls is an interdisciplinary research alliance that links up the University of Potsdam with non-university research institutions.

The University research focuses are high-profile fields for the University.

Research areas under the responsibility of the faculties target the expansion of academic performance and networking within and outside of the University.

Portal Wissen regularly reports on the research achievements of the University of Potsdam within a specific field.

Central research support “UP – Fostering innovative ideas". Access available via the Intranet.

We provide advice and support you in all questions regarding funding, partnerships, and documentation of your research.

Form to announce funding by outside bodies pursuant to Section 36 BbgHG and guidelines of the Ministry for Science, Research and Culture on research with external funding. (Intranet)