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Further Education and Study While Working

In a rapidly changing world of work, lifelong learning is of great importance in order to expand your professional opportunities in a targeted manner and to develop personally. Benefit from recognised and certified continuing education programmes and courses of study as well as the professional expertise of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Bring your skills up to date. We support you in realising your individual learning goals.

These are your advantages

Our lecturers are renowned professors and experts with profound practical experience – and professionals in their subject areas.

The course contents are geared to your requirements and are explained in an understandable way

The focus is on the application in practice – with case studies, practical elements and, above all, the application of the contents taught.

High value of the certificates awarded by the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Study in small groups: Learning success and individual learning development are ensured by a compact group size

We accompany you: benefit from personal contact persons and individual support

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Study Social Management – Register now!

We offer the option of flexible learning: instead of the complete degree programme, you can take modules individually and complete them with a certificate of attendance or university certificate - so that you can tailor your qualification requirements to what is important to you at the time.

Would you like to complete the entire degree programme later? No problem, because we can recognise your academic achievements.

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Kita Management – Register now!

You will learn how to successfully manage a day care centre and which professional skills are required for this in our in-service training kita management. The further education programme will start for the 18th time at the end of November 2024.

The programme is aimed at daycare centre managers as well as educators who aspire to a management position. Participants acquire a scientifically sound, up-to-date and, in particular, application-oriented professional qualification for the management of day care centres or comparable facilities. Under the academic direction of Prof. Dr. Claus Richter and the social and educational sciences department at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, the further education can (but does not have to) be completed with a university certificate.

Register now, the registration deadline has been extended to 30/09/2024.

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Systemic Constellations – Register now!

For the eighth time, the certificate course "Systemic Constellations" will start in September 2024 under the academic direction of Dr. Andrea Berreth.

The practice-oriented and in-service training is aimed at people who are familiar with systemic ways of thinking and now want to professionalise their existing knowledge or experience. The further education can be completed with a university certificate.

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Holistic Coaching: Systemic Approaches in Health Management

Katja Schönitz, an expert in occupational health management, knows the tools and strategies that companies need to create a positive working environment. In July 2024, she will complete the certificate course for systemic constellations and shares in an interview which holistic approaches she has…

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From autumn 2024: Further training in action-centred coaching

In cooperation between the Department of Social and Educational Sciences and the Centre for Continuing Education (ZEW) at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, a new part-time coaching course will start in November 2024. Action-centred coaching, based on a humanistic world view and methods from…

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Four Modules to a Financing Concept – What is important for Cultural Stakeholders

In our further education programme "Cultural Financing: Basics – Strategy – Practice", you will learn how to develop a solid financing concept for your project ideas. This November, the course starts for the 5th time and has been adapted to the current requirements of the cultural sector by Prof. Dr…

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A successfulStart: New Course for Media and Information Services Specialists (Archive)

The start of our part-time qualification course for media and information services specialists (FaMI) specialising in archives was a complete success! From the 6th to the 9th of March 2024, we welcomed a total of 23 motivated participants from all over Germany to the first face-to-face event at the…

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    Your special conditions with Deutsche Bahn

    Thanks to the cooperation between ZEW and Deutsche Bahn, travel to and from further education courses is comfortable, environmentally friendly, flexible and inexpensive.

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    Eating & drinking on campus

    The canteen 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.


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    Family places on the FHP campus

    Lots of little family places for parents and children, to be found on our well-being plan.

    Family locations

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


The further education unit team

ZEW – Further Education Unit

Room 1.10
Mustafa Turna
Head of the Further Education Unit (ZEW)
Beatrice Jurth, M.A.
Coordination of the Further Education Unit (ZEW)
Anna Scheller
Coordination & Organisation ZEW
Stephanie Teichler
Coordination ZEW & Project Recognition and Crediting
Fedor Zatchinaev
Coordination & Organisation ZEW

Student employees

Maximiliane Kirchner

Julia Spehr

Martin Meretz