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The City of Potsdam

Luftaufnahme auf Potsdam mit Schiffbauergasse und Havel


Potsdam has a lot to offer with parks, palaces and gardens as well as distinctive cultural offerings. The beautiful lakescape of the Havel also invites you to linger in the surrounding area.

Discover the state capital

You can find current events in the calendar of events of the city of Potsdam.


In addition to the own library of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, there are other libraries in Potsdam available to you.

Volkshochschule (VHS)

The Volkshochschule provides various continuing education opportunities for students as well.


In the Green

The city of Potsdam consists largely of parks, castles, rivers and lakes.


In the various cultural centres in Potsdam, you can help to shape things, live out your individual and creative life and celebrate.



Potsdam has been the cradle of film in Germany since 1911. In addition to cinemas with diverse and varied programmes, various film festivals are held here, and Babelsberg, the media city, is a creative hotbed for media experts and connoisseurs of all ages.

Theatre & Dance

The theatre scene in Potsdam presents a broad spectrum of productions – classical, creative, international.


For music enthusiasts, Potsdam offers a wealth of choirs, orchestras and venues.