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Information and Services for Early Career Researchers

One of the UP’s objectives is to create outstanding conditions for researchers and lecturers. Its Area of Research ProfileAffiliated Institutes and numerous cooperation partners offer a wide range of opportunities to develop your academic career. 
Furthermore, the University also provides comprehensive Services to support you in the best possible way. We have collected relevant information and services to provide you with an overview of the structures, procedures and opportunities at the University and to make your work straightforward and smooth.

Further information you will find in our intranet.

Doctoral Candidates

Information on the Research Training Groups and support, as well as networks and forums.


All relevant information on young academic groups, scholarships and advisory offerings of the UP.

The University of Potsdam supports various goals and target groups (DE).

Potsdam Graduate School is the competence and advisory center for young and advanced researchers.

Joint state-wide initiative for the career development of postdocs in Brandenburg

Point of contact for international prospective and current postdocs for all issues related to the relocation to Potsdam.

Central scientific institution for start-ups, innovation, and the transfer of knowledge and technology.

The most important tips for the dissertation/PhD in all major subject areas (dt.)