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Offers of the Techniker Krankenkasse

To promote health, the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam has been cooperating with the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) for several years.

Zwei Personen mit Laptops in Beratungssituation und das Logo der Techniker Krankenkasse
© Techniker Krankenkasse

Counselling on Campus

Elke Miriam Viola from TK advises university members in person every Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm in the foyer of the main building. Registration is not necessary.

Counselling services:

  • healthy studying & working
  • Insurance premiums
  • Certificates
  • Benefit and contribution law


Central to healthy working in cool rooms are:

  • Warm drinks: In general, it is helpful for blood circulation to drink enough.
    Recipes for a warming hot drink
  • thick clothing
  • hot water bottle
  • get up and move around regularly to promote circulation,
    z. e.g. by taking short walks or doing gymnastics at work
  • Stretch to relieve tension (especially in the back and neck muscles).
  • Keep your feet warm (e.g. with woollen socks).

Eine Person in Yogapose hält die Handflächen gegeneinander gedrückt über ihren Kopf

WOOP – Mental Strategy Course

The online course WOOP offers in eight units a simple, practicable and scientifically researched method to overcome inner obstacles on the way to your goals. This is how you move from dreaming to action. The course was developed and researched by Gabriele Oettingen, professor of psychology and expert in motivation.

WOOP = Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan.

WOOP course


University advisor of the Techniker Krankenkasse

Elke Miriam Viola
+49 40-460 65 10 36 69
+49 1523-464 62 29

Office hours
Every Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm in the foyer of the main building or by arrangement