Nikolai Tarkhanov

We mourn our colleague apl. Prof. Dr. Nikolai Tarkhanov, who passed away last Friday, July 31, 2020. Nikolai Tarkhanov was a valued colleague, an enthusiastic teacher and a generous & learned person, behind whose modesty hid an excellent mathematician. He will be greatly missed.

PhD Stipends of the interdisciplinary program PharMetrX

building bridges between pharmacy and mathematics. See here.

Information Regarding the Consequences of the Corona Crisis


The Institute of Mathematics. Learn about us

Welcome to the home page of the Institute of Mathematics at the University of Potsdam. We are one of eight institutes in the Faculty of Science. The Faculty is the largest of the six faculties at the University of Potsdam. We thank you for your interest in our institute, our research projects and collaborations. Learn more


Study Mathematics in Potsdam for a Bachelor or Master in Science or Education


Information on Programs, Organization and Advising Offers

The study of Mathematics opens a variety of doors for a career in business, industry, education or science. The University of Potsdam offers students interested in Mathematics a diverse, research-oriented course of study with numerous links to research centers outside the university. Learn more


Research and Contact Information

There are currently 14 professors at the Institute of Mathematics in Potsdam. Their research groups represent a broad spectrum of current research directions in Mathematics. Members of the institute coordinate a Collaborative Research Center and are part of the steering committee of a Priority Program both financed by the German Research Foundation DFG. Learn more