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


The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) offers those interested in research an attractive environment for their doctorate or PHD. More than 140 doctoral students have already successfully completed a PhD at HPI, thus laying an important foundation for their scientific careers.

PhD Programs at HPI

In order acquire a doctorate at the HPI, doctoral students are required to be registered at the University of Potsdam for the duration of their studies. The language of instruction can be either German or English depending on the student's own preference.

Regulations for Doctoral Degree Studies 

Doctorate at the University of Potsdam

If you have any questions regarding the content, please contact the corresponding head of research group. The Doctoral Committee Office will also inform you about the formalities of the doctoral program.

Benefits for HPI Doctoral Students

The HPI represents excellent research. You will benefit from numerous advantages in your PhD:

PhD with vision

Opportunities for Scientific Exchange and Networking

Contact to Partners in the Industry

Campus and Work Place

Financial Matters