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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

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 20,616
Students at this campus 20,616
Semester contribution 289,03 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
19.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
36.5 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
30.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.8 %
Other studies
6.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
43.7 %
Master's degree
21.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
12.2 %
Other types of degrees
1.3 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
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 2 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 competency; it supports scientific publishing. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Ancient Greek, German as a Foreign Language (study preparation and alongside studies). more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. For students of the University of Potsdam, participation in the sports program of the universities within the state and Berlin is possible. The Potsdam University sports centre offers recreational sports for all students of the Potsdam universities: University of Potsdam, Film University, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. The university sports offer a perfect sporting balance to everyday studying life: exceptionally large course selection, weekend workshops, events, competitive sport, health sport offers, team events, training and further education, pause express, study express, massage, sauna, gaining of key competences, family-friendly offers, integration and inclusion sport. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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