Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
  
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Unfortunately we don't have a timeline in English. The most important facts about HPI's history can be found below. 

 

1998

  • In October, Hasso Plattner founds the "Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering" as a business company
  • Prof. Dr. Siegfried Wendt is appointed Scientific Director.

1999

  • In October, the Institute commences its academic work in rented premises
  • The Hasso Plattner Foundation is set up in December.

2000

  • In July, the foundation stone for the Institute´s own premises is laid.

2001

  • In October, the Institute's new premises are officially opened.

2002

  • Hasso Plattner awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Potsdam

2003

  • In April, the first Bachelor's degree is awarded
  • in the summer semester, the first Master's program commences.