Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI


The HPI Research Schools for "Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" and "Data Science and Engineerig" annually grants new scholarships to talented young researchers:

  • Ph.D. scholarships
  • and Postdoc scholarships

The scholarships are not subject to income tax.

Support is available for research work of Ph.D. candidates, as well as post-docs.

Scholarship holders enjoy a great research environment, close mentorship by professors and postdocs of the research school, interaction with many peers, enormous computing power with HPI’s data lab, and significant travel funding.

International branches

University of Cape Town (South Africa) > HPI Research School at UCT


If you have prior experience or interest in either "Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" or "Data Science and Engineering", you are invited to apply with the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae and copies of certificates/transcripts
  2. Brief research proposal 
  3. Work samples/copies of relevant scientific work (e.g., master's thesis)
  4. Letter of recommendation


Applications have to be submitted by February 1 and August 15 of the respective year. Positions are usually available at the beginning of October.


Please send your questions and applications for "Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" to 

Please send your questions and applications for "Data Science and Engineering" to 

Please check the open positions page of the HPI website for additional information.