The Hasso Plattner Institute offers a practically-oriented computer science study program at an internationally recognized institute. This study includes the Germany-wide unique "IT-Systems Engineering" program and the new master programs: "Digital Health", "Data Engineering", and "Cybersecurity."
Research at the Hasso Plattner Institute is characterized by standards of scientific excellence, practical relevance and close cooperation with industry and society. Outstanding research results are achieved in the fields of specialization, in excellent research programs and at the international Research School.
The Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam is unique on the German academic landscape. The institute's program continues to grow with the support of its founder Hasso Plattner and through international cooperation. Find out more about the founder, events and studies at HPI.
The Hasso Plattner Institute has educational programs for both high school students and working professionals. It operates its own IT learning platform - openHPI - which provides free online courses. The Youth Academy organizes computer science camps and events for high school students. Professionals can take advantage of educational opportunities in the field of Design Thinking at the HPI Academy.
The Bachelor’s degree program in "IT Systems Engineering" starts every year. The next opportunity to begin the program is the upcoming winter semester. Please contact our Admissions Office if you have any questions.
Universität Potsdam Dezernat für Studienangelegenheiten Studienbüro / Studiensekretariat Am Neuen Palais 10 14469 Potsdam Germany
Prospective students need to carry out the following two application steps:
First, enter your personal data online at the application portal (German only) of the University of Potsdam. Please follow the instructions and adhere to the deadlines on the website.
After completing your online application, please submit your application documents to the University of Potsdam in written form. They will forward your documents to HPI's admissions office.
Winter semester: 15th of July
The application for a bachelor's degree is only possible within the application deadlines!
Your application must be recieved in the required and complete form by the end of the application deadline.
An application and the submission of documents are no longer possible after the deadline.