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Civil Engineering Department

The Civil Engineering Department has been training young people to become civil engineers for 25 years. In addition to the quality of the education with manageable group sizes, our students always emphasise the personal atmosphere and closeness to the professors. The department has 7 laboratories that are used for research and study. In addition to the regular full-time degree programmes, you can also choose between three dual degree programmes.

Veranstaltungsflyer der Summerschool 2022
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Summerschool 2022 - Girls Edition

It's that time again: The next free Summerschool will take place from 15 to 19 August 2022. Here, schoolgirls from the 10th to 12th grade will get their first insights into studies and professions related to civil engineering as well as the opportunity to get to know the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.

An exciting programme awaits the schoolgirls during the five-day project week: workshops, company visits, excursions to construction sites and interesting buildings, joint leisure activities and much more. There are opportunities for exchange with teachers, students and civil engineers.

Summerschool 2022

Degree Programmes at the Civil Engineering Department

Weitere Studiengänge
Degree program Teaching language Start of study Application deadline
BEng Civil Engineering German Winter semester
15.05. – 15.07. (NC degree program)
BEng Civil Engineering | Dual Study Programme German Winter semester
15.06. – 15.07. (NC free).
BEng Infrastructure Systems German Winter semester
15.05. – 15.07. (NC course of studies)
BEng Infrastructure Systems | Dual Study Programme German Winter semester
06/15 – 07/15 (NC Free).
BEng Urban Water Management | Dual Study Programme German Winter semester
06/15 – 07/15 (NC free)
MEng Building Conservation and Construction Work on Existing Buildings German Summer semester
15.12. – 15.02. (admission restricted)
MSc Ing•Bau: Preservation and Construction Work in Structural Engineering German Summer semester, Winter semester
15.12. – 15.02. and 25.05. – 15.07 (NC degree program)

Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr Philipp Gleich

On 19.12.2022, Prof. Dr. Philipp Gleich gave his inaugural lecture entitled "Green concrete – sustainable construction and design" at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences.

The recording of the lecture with presentation slides can be found here.

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Campus Specialists

The campus specialists are students at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and offer insights into everyday student life with their podcasts, campus talks and events.

Shari and Felix are campus specialists in the Civil Engineering Department. Among other things, they report on what they like about their respective degree programmes, why the degree programme is the right choice for them and how they imagine their own future.

Campus Specialists Civil Engineering

Gruppe vor der Moschee Bibi-Chanun in Samarkand
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE Civil Engineering
Studium & Lehre


Successful conclusion of the Summer School in Bukhara with final presentations

After almost two weeks in Uzbekistan with documentation work in the Medrese Kukeldash in Bukhara, the Summer School 2022 ended successfully with presentations of the interdisciplinary working groups.

Studierende vor der Kukeldash Medrese in Buchara
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE Civil Engineering International Office
Studium & Lehre


Successful start of the German-Uzbek Summer School 2022 in Bukhara

From 12 - 23.09.2022 a German-Uzbek Summer School in the project "Interdisciplinary at the Monument - Transfer, innovative methods and research-based learning in practical projects for the preservation of the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan" will take place at the Kukeldash Mederese in Bukhara.

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