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.
"Science at the highest standard of excellence and at the same time a strong commitment to the digital education of children and young people – if Hasso Plattner Institute didn’t already exist it would have to be invented as quickly as possible."
Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
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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.