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  • Locations: Potsdam, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: University of Applied Science Potsdam

Potsdam, Germany

Program Overview

The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (Fachhochschule Potsdam or FHP) is a young institution of 2,800 students located in the university city of Potsdam, just a few miles outside the German capital, Berlin.

This exchange program is designed specifically for UK students majoring in Arts Administration and offers an invaluable opportunity to experience a very different approach to culture and the arts, and the teaching of arts administration.

Potsdam Arts Mgmt & Cultural Work handbook

Which UK requirements can I fulfill by taking courses at Potsdam?
In the last five years, UK students participating on this exchange program have taken courses that have fulfilled UK requirements in AAD, MUS and TA.

Explore the
FHP online course catalog for more information on course offerings.


  • Courses are offered in English, and there is no German language requirement
  • Fulfill required courses and directed electives in arts administration, and minor requirements
  • Get hands-on experience with an arts administration internship.

This program is open to undergraduate students majoring in Arts Administration.

Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

FHP does not own any dorms. However there are several accommodation options available to exchange students.

1. The Studentenwerk ('student union') own several dormitories in and around Potsdam. Their rooms are in highly demand but registration is recommended because some students may not arrive and take their rooms. Their website with all the information can be found here.

2. Just across the street from the FHP campus is a private institution offering housing for students. You can check availability and and prices here.

3. Contact the FHP student assistant network FHP Connect at You can also find them on Facebook. They are all students at FHP and happy to help international students in any way they can. They may have suggestions on housing or know someone who is looking for a roommate.

4.Check out the website It is the most popular website in Germany for students looking for accommodation or flatmates.
Students are also responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad. 

Student Life

FHP Connect is the student assistant network, run by students at FHP. In addition to providing information on accommodation, they also organise trips, events, parties, get-togethers, and much more. 


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information page for each semester. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.


This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.