On 17 July 2017, Rector of the Poznań University of Economics and Business, prof. dr hab. Maciej Żukowski, prof. zw. UEP and the Head of Department of Information Systems, dr hab. inż. Witold Abramowicz, prof. zw. UEP, met the President (Rector) of the University of Potsdam, prof. Oliver Guenther and Vice-President (Vice-Rector) for International Affairs, Alumni and Fund Raising, professor Florian Schweigert.

During the meeting at the University of Potsdam, the agreement on cooperation between the universities was signed.