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Universität Potsdam

  • Am Neuen Palais 10
  • 14469 Potsdam
  • Phone: +49 331 977-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1991
Total number of Students 20,437
Students at this campus 20,437
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 281,01 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
19.7 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
37.0 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
30.3 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.3 %
Other studies
6.7 %

Types of degrees

43.3 %
21.7 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
12.6 %
Other types of degrees
22.4 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
The library system of the Universität Potsdam comprises three departmental libraries. Of the approx. 1.3 million volumes more than 60% are in the open access area; The media is readily available in all departmental libraries via the internal interlibrary loan system; Digital resources (including more than 35,000 e-journals and 1.75 million e-books) complete the range of print media; All sites have self-service facilities, cash dispensers (operation by university chip card) and book scanners; The university library also offers courses at different levels on information skills, it supports academic publishing. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Ancient Greek, - German as a Foreign Language (preparatory for university studies and alongside studies). more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. University sports in Potsdam offers sport for all students of the universities in Potsdam: Universität Potsdam, Filmuniversität, Fachhochschule Potsdam. Students at Uni Potsdam cannot take part in the sports programme of the federal state and Berlin. University sports provides the perfect balance with an exceptionally wide range of sports courses at student-friendly prices. Additionally:sports for health offerings,Pausenexpress,Studipausenexpress massage,sauna,learning key skills, family-friendly offers, integration and inclusion sports,two gyms for students,yoga-dance-pilates centre, water sports centre, Partner University of Leading Athletics, own newspaper,weekend events,events(including Jumpingparty, Woroutmix, Klitschnassfestival) programme of competitions, sports trips, training and further training programme. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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