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Working at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Die Tram-Station vor dem Campus der FH Potsdam

Since its founding in 1991, the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam has developed into a practice-oriented player in the region's scientific landscape. We offer attractive employment opportunities and development prospects in all areas of the university.

Blick auf das Hauptgebäude auf dem Campus der FH Potsdam
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About the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

At the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, more than 400 employees as well as lecturers are currently employed and about 3,600 students are enrolled in more than 30 bachelor's and master's degree programs with professionally sustainable perspectives.

Our strengths are cross-departmental and interdisciplinary collaboration, a family atmosphere, and an environment that invites meetings in the campus garden. In addition, we offer a wide range of creative freedom, small seminar groups, innovative digital courses, and a strong practical orientation with numerous regional, national, and international cooperation and transfer partners. At the same time, the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam is a family-friendly university and offers flexible working conditions. Due to its proximity to numerous lakes, parks and castles, cultural, artistic and sports facilities, as well as Berlin, Potsdam offers a high recreational value.

7 good reasons for the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Secure job with prospects and company pension plan

The public service offers you a secure job and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam a versatile perspective. The Tariff Agreement for the Public Service of the Federal States (TV-L) applies. The collectively agreed table pay depends on the pay group that corresponds to the job to be performed and is stated in the job advertisement. It also includes a special annual payment. In addition, you will receive an additional pension plan for salaried employees through the Versorgungsanstalt des Bundes und der Länder (VBL).

Flexible working hours and mobile working

With us, you have the opportunity to organize your working hours flexibly and also work in a home office. Good and established digital work structures facilitate mobile work. In addition, we offer various working time models so that you can reconcile your professional and private interests.

Equality, diversity and family friendliness

We see the diversity of our university members as a strength. That is why we are committed to promoting women and people with disabilities as well as in diversity and equal opportunities. At University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, a viable balance of working, teaching, researching, and family is emphasized. We see ourselves as a place for families and offer, among other things. flexible childcare for your little ones and vacation workshops for your school-age children, among other services. The University of Applied Sciences is a member of the Best Practice Club Family in Higher Education and is committed to the goals of the Family in Higher Education Charter.

Personnel development for all employees

Your individual career and personnel development is close to our hearts. Together with you, we have an eye on what qualifications they need to develop and keep up with the changes in your field. University of Applied Sciences Potsdam has its own personal development, which offers customized courses. This includes in-house training opportunities as well as the recommendation of external offerings.

Transportation and job ticket

With us, you will work at modern workplaces on the Kiepenheuerallee campus in the north of Potsdam, which is very easy to reach by public transport. We offer you a subsidy for a VBB company ticket for discounted use of public transport. Parking is available directly in front of the door.

International mobility

The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam offers its employees a variety of opportunities for international exchanges through Staff Mobility as well as participation in international language courses.

Sport and health

Our university sports and health offerings will inspire you! No matter what your age group or fitness level, the offerings are diverse - even for your family.


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