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Student Counselling – Creating Orientation

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You can sometimes get lost in the diversity of a degree programme. Whether at the beginning, at graduation or even in between – there are always a lot of questions to be answered. The student counselling facilities are there to lend a helping hand and keep an eye on the big picture: Either as a general point of contact in the form of the Student Counselling Service or within the individual departments tailored to the circumstances of the individual degree programmes.


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Student Counselling Service, Library, Social and Educational Sciences, CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Civil Engineering, Design, Information Sciences Workshop
17/10/2024, 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Students
Location: Library
Social and Educational Sciences, Student Counselling Service Info Event
02/12/2024, 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Public, Prospective students
Location: Online

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International Office

Whether incoming or outgoing – the International Office advises young adults about studying at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam as well as about the possibilities of a stay abroad for students of our university.

International Office

Financing of studies

A course of study should not only correspond to one's own wishes and ideas. It must also be financially feasible so that a degree is secured. We offer special advice on topics such as BaföG, scholarships and other grants.

Student financing

Cooperations & networks

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Study orientation network

The Student Counselling Service at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam is part of the Brandenburg Student Orientation Network. Within the university network, the network offers extensive opportunities to support prospective students in their study choice process and to accompany them to their desired degree programme. In Instagram formats, study programmes and advantages are regularly highlighted in a focused manner.

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Advisory network Queraufstieg

When students are dealing with doubts about their studies or dropping out, information events, online tools and individual counselling can help them develop new perspectives. The Counselling Network Queraufstieg of the federal states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Lower Saxony offers help with reorientation and strengths analysis.

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Agentur für Arbeit Potsdam / Berufsinformationszentrum Potsdam

Within the framework of career counselling before and during employment, the Agentur für Arbeit Potsdam offers students orientation during the various phases of their studies. In the final phase of their studies, students receive support for their successful career entry. If students have doubts about their studies or drop out, they can take advantage of guidance and placement services for career reorientation.

The team of the student counselling service

Maria Bütof
Staff member Student Counselling Service
Katrin Sawitzki
Staff member of the Student Counselling Service