Application Basic Track

Applications for the winter term 2018/2019 are open from 15 May to 31 July 2018.

Information for applicants of the winter term 2018/19

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 27 and 30 August 2018 - Save the date!

After the D-Camp workshop, applicants will receive a final admissions decision.

Important dates:

31 July 2018: Application deadline

Mid-August 2018: First round of selection

Two-day D-Camp workshops take place:

27/28 August 2018: D-Camp I
28/29 August 2018: D-Camp II              
29/30 August 2018: D-Camp III              

17 September 2018: 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.

Want to apply for the next winter term 2018/2019?

Register here to receive a reminder when the application process for the winter term 2018/2019 starts! The application deadline is July 31st 2018.


What kind of applicants are we looking for?


(Employed) professionals

HPI students

Time commitment

Student fees

Certificate of completion

Quick facts about the academic program


Elisabeth Höpner

HPI School of Design Thinking
Program Coordinator

Tel.: +49 -331-5509-507
Fax: +49 -331-5509-589

E-Mail an HPI D-School Office

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