The Hasso Plattner Institute offers degree programs in “IT Systems Engineering” that are unique Germany-wide. It is a practical form of computer science study that places special emphasis on the conception and development of complex software systems. The education at Hasso Plattner Institute is tuition free.
Research in HPI’s topic areas is carried out in Potsdam and internationally at the Hasso Plattner Institute Research School. It is distinguished by its high scientific standard, practical approach and close cooperation with industry. The primary focus of HPI’s research is on highly complex IT systems.
Hasso Plattner Institute holds an unique position on the landscape of German universities. Research and teaching are concentrated in the area of IT systems engineering. The highly ranked Bachelor, Master and PhD degree programs have a high practical and innovation orientation. Design Thinking spans a bridge between Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam and Hasso Plattner Institute of Design in Stanford.
The Hasso Plattner Institute has educational programs for both high school students and working professionals. It operates its own IT learning platform - openHPI - which provides free online courses. The Youth Academy organizes computer science camps and events for high school students. Professionals can take advantage of educational opportunities in the field of Design Thinking at the HPI Academy.
Mercure Hotel Potsdam Close to the Potsdam main station, from where the S-Bahn line S1 starts toward Berlin. To reach the HPI, take this line and travel to Potsdam-Griebnitzsee (6 min ride, two stations from Potsdam main station).
Dorint Hotel, Potsdam To reach the HPI (workshop venue), take any bus with the destination Potsdam Hbf (Potsdam main station) from Reiterweg/Jägerallee (very close from the Dorint Hotel). At the main station, take the S-Bahn line S1 that starts there and runs toward Berlin. Take this line and travel to Potsdam-Griebnitzsee (6 min ride, two stations from Potsdam main station). Total travelling time is about 30 min.
Hotels in Berlin
You may also look for hotel in Berlin and reach the HPI by the Berlin S-Bahn or train. Please check the Berlin S-Bahn website or the Deutsche Bahn website for connections to the Griebnitzsee train station.
Date & Location
6 April 2016 | Doctoral Symposium | H.E-51
7 April 2016 | HS3 (Lecture Building) 8 April 2016 | HS3 (Lecture Building)
The HPI Future Service-Oriented Computing Lab is a cooperation of the Hasso Plattner Institute and the industrial partners EMC, Fujitsu, SAP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Its mission is to enable and promote exchange and interaction between the research community and the industrial partners.
On Tuesday, April 05, 2016, the projects of the previous Future SOC Lab period get a chance to present the results of their research activities. Additionally, selected requestors of new projects can expand their ideas.