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University of Applied Sciences Potsdam – Interdisciplinary & Familiar

Der Campus im Sommer

The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (FHP) was founded in 1991 and is located in the north of Potsdam. The range of subjects includes information science, engineering, socio-cultural and design courses. In addition, there is a broad portfolio of transfer and continuing education programs. As an employer, the university offers attractive employment opportunities and development prospects.

1991
founded
3.600
Students
200
Lecturers
über 30
Study Degree Programs

Shaping the world of tomorrow is what we are working on in teaching, practice and research. We offer inspiring learning, diversity and interdisciplinarity at a family university.

Prof. Dr. Eva-Schmitt-Rodermund
President of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Departments & degree programs of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Social and Educational Sciences

Department 1 was the first department at University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and is also the largest department with approximately 1,000 students.

Social and Educational Sciences Department

City| Building| Culture

The different courses of study and focal points of Department 2 are interlinked by a cultural and (cultural) design claim. 

City| Building| Culture Department

Civil Engineering

Faculty 3 has been training young people as civil engineers for 25 years and has seven laboratories that are used for research and study.

Civil Engineering Department

Design

Department 4 is characterized by the close integration of its interface, communication and product design and European media studies programs.

Design Department

Information Sciences

Department 5 is known for its study concept of partially integrative training of archivists, librarians and documentalists - also called the "Potsdam Model". 

Information Sciences Department

Degree Programs

Find out more about our more than 30 bachelor's and master's degree programs and the various study options – from full-time face-to-face studies to dual degree programs and part-time programs.

Degree Programs

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Bunter Hintergrund mit Text "Werkschau 20. bis 21.07.2024 Fachbereich Design"
Design
Study & Teaching

Press release

Art, Design and Technology: Werkschau at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam on 20th and 21st of July

Works from the past winter and summer semesters will be presented at the annual exhibition of the Department of Design at University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. The focus will also be on the results and experiences of the thematic semester #Democracy!

Studentin lernt in der Bibliothek der FH Potsdam
Student Counselling Service Library Social and Educational Sciences CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE Civil Engineering Design Information Sciences
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Registration for the Long Night of Writing is now open for FHP students

Register now for 18th of April and benefit from the "Long Night of Writing"! The student counselling service and the library of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam are once again offering the opportunity to advance your own writing project with input lectures and the chance to concentrate on…

Frau lehnt gegen offenes Fenster
Further Education
Further education

Interview

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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Design
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News

MitBestimmen. AbStimmen. BeStimmen.

From the 1st of July 2024 to the 22nd of October 2024, six video explainers designed and animated as part of the seminar "Animated infographics in political communication" will be shown at the Brandenburg State Centre for Political Education. The exhibition answers important questions about the…

Events

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Social and Educational Sciences Presentation/Lecture
17/07/2024, 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Extended Principles of Elementary Education in Brandenburg
Zielgruppe: Students, Public, Prospective students
Location: Online
Information Sciences Workshop
18/07/2024, 1.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Students, Public
Information Sciences Workshop
19/07/2024, 9.00 am – 2.30 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Students, Public
Departments #Democracy! Topic semester
20/07/2024, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Professional audience, University members, Lecturers, Employees, Students, Public, Prospective students
Location: House DRoom Hörsaal D011