The University of Potsdam is a public university in the Berlin-Brandenburg region of Germany and has four campuses across Potsdam and Brandenburg. It is the largest university in Brandenburg.
The institution was formed in 1991 with the merging of Karl Liebknecht College of Education, the Brandenburg State College and several other smaller institutions.
The university provides courses across five faculties: the faculty of human sciences, the law faculty, the faculty of science, the faculty of arts, and the faculty of economics and social sciences.
Some parts of the university are located in historical buildings that have been named as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.