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

PhD Program at HPI

A doctorate or PhD (Promotion) is the essential foundation of any career in the sciences. The PhD is the only degree recognised by the academic community as well as by business and industry throughout the world.

PhD Programs at HPI

At the Hasso Plattner Institute already more than 140 doctoral candidates successfully gained their PhDs. 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.

The terms of graduation at the Hasso Plattner Institute are subject to the Doctoral Regulations (promotion regulation) outlined by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Potsdam.


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