Hasso-Plattner-Institut25 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut25 Jahre HPI

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Excellently Qualified as a Leader for IT Security Projects

masters in cybersecurity at HPI

An Education for the Jobs of Tomorrow: Excellent Career Prospects for IT Security Experts

At a Glance

Application Deadlines:

June 1st (winter semester)
December 1st (summer semester) 


Graduates of the master’s program earn an invaluable professional qualification. They are able to take on leadership or management positions, particularly where the development, maintenance and operation of complex safety systems play an essential role. IT security experts identify and eliminate vulnerabilities or security holes in software systems. Upon graduation students are ready to assume the position of as security engineer, security analyst, chief security officer or IT security entrepreneur.

Why study at Hasso Plattner Institute?

Since 2006, HPI has consistently earned a top spot in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) ranking of the best computer science study programs nationwide.

HPI maintains close ties with the business community with its hands-on training. At the same time, HPI carries out a close academic cooperation with leading universities, such as the elite Stanford University. Students learn in small groups at HPI and receive the intensive support of professors, lecturers and other members of the teaching staff. HPI graduates are highly regarded in industry and research, and have already established contacts to these communities at the beginning of their career.

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