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Lydia Bauer

Lydia Bauer
Building A 34, Room 207 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Welcome Center Potsdam Telegrafenberg (GFZ, PIK, AWI, AIP)

Our Services

We offer comprehensive information, individual advice and support before and during your stay in Potsdam/ Berlin, e.g. on the following topics:

  • visa / residence permit
  • housing
  • place in kindergartens / schools
  • registration with / official notice of departure to the local Citizen Services Office
  • insurances
  • formalities regarding your work contract
  • enrollment for PhD students in the university
  • German language courses
  • information events (e.g. on German pension insurance scheme; tax refund)
  • unemployment benefits
  • monthly events / excursions / and other leisure activities
  • getting in touch with other international researchers

We also provide support for you when you depart.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can find more detailed information about your stay on the website of the Welcome Center Potsdam.

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