University of Potsdam
University of Potsdam

Continente: Europe

Country: Germany

Address: University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, House 9, 14469 Potsdam

Web Site: www.uni-potsdam.de



About University of Potsdam:

Young, modern, and focused on the future: Founded in 1991, the University of Potsdam already occupies a prominent position among the universities and research institutions of Berlin and Brandenburg. With more than 20,000 students, it is the biggest university in the federal state of Brandenburg. The University of Potsdam offers a broad range of degree programs in the fields of the arts, economics and social sciences, law, human sciences, natural sciences, and digital engineering. Important research areas are cognitive science, earth sciences, functional ecology and evolution, and plant genomics and systems biology. Situated in a region with more than 40 research institutions, the University closely cooperates with numerous organizations of international acclaim, such as the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, and the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. Students greatly benefit from these co-operations, which open up job opportunities for graduates. Teaching at the University of Potsdam is always strongly informed by up-to-date research and driven by the latest scientific findings within and outside academia. Study programs are also continuously monitored for quality. The University of Potsdam is an international community of great diversity. With its numerous English-language Master’s programs, it welcomes international students from everywhere. To help them feel at home in Potsdam, the University offers German courses and a Buddy Program, which matches new students with experienced ones. For advice on how to plan their studies, international BA and MA students can turn to the International Office. PhD students will receive information from the Welcome Center. International students considering a short-term stay are invited to attend one of the University’s summer courses in German or English.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 433 414 448 445 - 491 479 487 477 491 501-550 551-600

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 271 261 207 - - 245 209 238 235 213 225
Engineering - 258 - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - - 294 - - - - - 451-500
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - 225 192 159 173 179 158 160
Geosciences - - - 205 159 149 120 98 122 92 112 115
Materials Science - - - 265 - 268 273 - - - 401-450 401-450
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 213 209 203 237 232 222 237 234