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International exchange at the Information Sciences Department

International Exchange

At our department Professor Dr. Ulrike Wuttke is the contact person for international students and students who want to go abroad. You can contact her with questions concerning studies at the Information Sciences Department at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. If you have specific questions about modules or the individual degree programs, you can also contact the corresponding professors or the International Office.

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Ways to the world

Are you toying with the idea of going abroad for a while?
Whether it's for your studies, during an internship or on the job – there are many good reasons for a stay abroad!
However, there are some things to organize.
The International Office will be happy to support and advise you, for example on the topic of financing.

The Department of Information Sciences maintains various international cooperations University of Burgundy (France)  Universidad de Murcia (Spain) Haute École de Gestion (Switzerland). Contact us for more information!

Complete overview of partner universities of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the stay abroad

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Internationalization at Home

Internationalization starts at home.
The international profile of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam can be summarized under the motto "Think globally – act regionally". Through the diversity of cultures, teaching content and projects, as well as through different cultural backgrounds at the university, students experience cosmopolitanism and internationality.

Dates of the International Office (information events, language courses)

International prospective students

We appreciate your interest in the Information Sciences Department. If you have any questions about studying at the Information Sciences Department at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam you can contact to Professor Dr. Ulrike Wuttke for further information.

General information on starting your studies in Germany, on local support options as well as on required language certificates and the application procedure can be obtained from the International Office. You can find out more about a semester abroad at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam on the Incoming Exchange Students website.

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Good reasons for a semester abroad at the Information Sciences Department

Potsdam is the capital of the state of Brandenburg and is surrounded by scenic beauty in close proximity to the international metropolis of Berlin.

Campus life at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (FHP) offers students many opportunities and activities, such as the student café Casino, various co-working spaces, the campus garden, and student initiatives such as Semikolon and the Campus Specialists. Especially for international students there is FHP Connect and the Buddy Program.

Studying at the Information Sciences Department is characterized by a family atmosphere, intensive supervision, modern equipment in the teaching and laboratory rooms for hands-on experiences, as well as a diverse, specialized and interdisciplinary range of courses in the various bachelor's and master's programs.


Dr. Ulrike Wuttke
Chair of Library Science – Strategies, Service Development, Science Communication