Interested students and recent graduates from all disciplines can apply online for the Basic Track summer semester 2020 from the middle of November 2019 to 31 January 2020. To apply, register on our online application platform, which will open mid-November.
Take a look at our infosheet outlining the application process.
Applicants who pass the first round of selection will receive an invitation to one of our two-day D-Camp workshops. Three D-Camp workshops are taking place between August 26th to 29th, 2019 - Save the date!
After the D-Camp workshop, applicants will receive a final admissions decision.
Important dates for applicants of the winter semester 2019/20:
31 July 2019: Application deadline
Mid-August 2019: First round of selection
Two-day D-Camp workshops take place:
26/27 August 2019: D-Camp I
27/28 August 2019: D-Camp II
28/29 August 2019: D-Camp III
Mid-September 2019: Final admission decision
All students in the Basic Track contribute a student fee of 750€, which helps offset the expense of the program. For current HPI students and PhDs and employees of HPI, the Basic Track is free.
The Design Thinking Basic Track is an official certificate study program of the University of Potsdam.
FAQ on the application process and Basic Track program: