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.
"HPI offers an outstanding computer science education and stands for professional excellence, practical relevance and creativity. It’s also a place where high school students can come to find inspiration and develop a passion for technology and IT."
Prof. Dr. Dieter Kempf, Former President of BITKOM and CEO of DATEV eG
Our research focus is on theoretical computer science and algorithm engineering. We are equally interested in the mathematical foundations of algorithms and developing efficient algorithms in practice. A special focus is on random structures and methods.