Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI

Celebrating 20 Years of Hasso Plattner Institute

Festival Program

The HPI is celebrating its 20th anniversary! From October 28–30 the campus of the Hasso Plattner Institute will be transformed into a big birthday party venue. In addition to our anniversary, we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Internet and the 10th anniversary of the HPI Academy, the continuing education provider for professionals in the field of Design Thinking:

20 years of HPI: Ceremonial act
Ceremonial act 20 years of HPI
20 years of HPI: Conference
Conference 50 years of the internet
10 Years of HPI Academy
10 Years of HPI Academy
20 years of HPI: Alumni Event
Alumni Event


In images, graphics and videos we present to you all information about HPI. On our 20th birthday, no questions about studies, research or teaching will be left unanswered:

Jubilee Movie
Jubilee Movie
Interactive Map
Interactive Map
Fun Facts
Fun Facts


HPI is a big family. Besides our professors, senior researchers, post docs, lecturers and employees, HPI has about 550 students. Some faces have been an integral part of the campus for years. On the occasion of our birthday, we'll hear from a few of them:

20 years of HPI: Founder
20 years of HPI: Teachers
Teachers and Researchers
20 years of HPI: Students
Students and Alumni
20 years of HPI: Staff


On the occasion of our 20th birthday we will look back at numerous milestones and defining events that have taken place over the past two decades. A lot has happened since 1999:

HPI History 1999-2003
HPI History 2004-2008
HPI History 2009-2013
HPI History 2014-2019


In our photographs and videos we have captured many memorable moments that make up the last 20 years. Let's take a look at our past:

20 years of HPI: Podcast
20 years of HPI: Moments
20 years of HPI: Events
20 years of HPI: HPI-TV