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 five master programs Cybersecurity, Data Engineering, Digital Health, IT-Systems Engineering and Software Systems Engineering.
Our researchers at HPI benefit from an inspiring scientific environment as well as a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere. In this environment, they obtain insights and findings that achieve societal impact. Our scientific work is structured within research clusters. In addition, we work together with scientific institutions, companies, and public institutions in numerous research programs worldwide.
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.
Internationalization is an essential part of the further development of research and teaching at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). International Student and Scholar Services is the first point of contact at HPI for international topics.
Engagement areas include:
First point of contact for HPI students interested in studying or doing an internship abroad.
Your contact person at HPI for international topics (for students)
Support for international full-time and visiting students and international researchers
Liaison for students and researchers in the development of international cooperations
HPI students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at a partner university through the Erasmus+ program or as a free mover at an institution of their choice. Or complete an internship abroad at one of SAP's worldwide locations.
The Hasso Plattner Institute is internationally networked and maintains numerous partnerships with research institutions around the world. As a consortium member, HPI is involved in a number of EU-funded projects.