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Financing, Funding & Housing

Studierende am Campus Golm
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People need a sufficient financial foundation to be able to complete their university studies successfully. The following pages include an overview of the costs that you could incur during your university studies, as well as options for financing your studies. We have also provided an overview of housing options.

An overview of the average cost of living for student in Potsdam.

There are different ways to finance your cost of living: German financial aid (BAföG), scholarships, student loans, part-time jobs, etc. - we have summarized these options on the following pages.

For highly motivated, top-performing and socially engaged students and doctoral candidates, there is the option of pursuing scholarship funding.

If you are interested in studying at the University of Potsdam, you should get started soon with research on the housing market.