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Studying at the University of Applied Sciences, Living in Potsdam

Studierende sitzen neben blühenden Bäumen auf einer Grünfläche der FH Potsdam

In addition to a full timetable, the topics of living, leisure and relaxation are also part of everyday life at the university. We have compiled useful information for you on living and housing in Potsdam, participation opportunities at the university as well as university sports. In our job and internship exchange, you can find the job that suits you and your studies.


More events
Start-up Service, Social and Educational Sciences, CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Civil Engineering, Design, Information Sciences Info Event
16/07/2024, 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
Zielgruppe: University members, Students
Location: Online
Information Sciences Workshop
18/07/2024, 1.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Students, Public
Information Sciences Workshop
19/07/2024, 9.00 am – 2.30 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Students, Public
Departments #Democracy! Topic semester
20/07/2024, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Lecturers, Employees, Students, Public, Prospective students
Location: House DRoom Hörsaal D011


Computer-Arbeitsplätze in der Bibliothek


The main building houses the academic library of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam with extensive analogue and digital offerings for all departments. Numerous (computer) workstations are available for your use.


Studierende sitzen vor der Mensa in der Sonne

Eating & drinking on campus

The mensa in the main building offers a variety of meals, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices from Monday to Friday. Coffee and other drinks are also available in the casino in building 17. There are also several bakeries, snack bars and restaurants around the university.


Studierende vor der Mensa lernen gemeinsam an einem Tisch

Student self-administration

The interests of the students are represented by the general student committee (AStA) and the student councils of the departments. Every student can get involved in these bodies and actively shape the university.

Student Councils

Eine Frau tippt auf einem Tablet

Job and internship exchange

In our job and internship exchange you will find current job advertisements from employers from the region and beyond – suitable for your degree programme. The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam also regularly offers jobs directly at the university.

Job Exchange for Students & Alumni


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Mehrere Kinder werden beim Singen angeleitet
Family Affairs Commissioner Social and Educational Sciences
Campus life


FHP Children Compose Their Own Songs: Successful Autumn Holiday Workshop by the FAMteam

The FAMteam offers a holiday workshop twice a year to bridge the lecture period for students and to relieve employees of the stress of looking after their children during the holidays. This is aimed at FHP children between the ages of 6 and 12 and has been free of charge since 2022. Here, children…

Schriftzug "Coffee Nerds" neben einer Kaffeetasse mit stilistischem Dampf und einem Doktorhut
President's Council
Campus life

Press release

Gastronomic Growth for Bornstedt: Reopening of the FHP Cafeteria

The cafeteria of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam will reopen its doors on the 8th of January 2024 with the "Coffee Nerds". Restaurateurs Anett Chiriac and Bedri Restelica will take over the management of the cafeteria and invite FHP students, staff and residents of the Bornstedt district…

Große weiße "30" auf einem blauen Hintergrund mit verschiedenen Piktogrammen
Association for the Promotion of FHP e.V.
Campus life


30 Years of the FH Potsdam Supporters’ Association

The FH Potsdam Supporters’ Association celebrated its 30th anniversary this year and supports student projects, events, science and research. Time to take a closer look at the organisation. We spoke to Niko Ripka, FHP alumni and board member of the Supporters' Association.

Raumausschnitt mit mehreren sichtbaren Wänden voll gerahmter Fotografien
Library Design
Campus life


Joint Exhibition "Drängende Gegenwart" in the University Library

The joint exhibition "Drängende Gegenwart" will open on the 5th of December 2023 at 3.30 pm in the foyer of the main building of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Photographic and textile works by students from the Department of Design will be exhibited in the library of the FH Potsdam.