The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is unique in the German university landscape. Academically structured as the independent Faculty of Digital Engineering at the University of Potsdam, HPI unites excellent research and teaching with the advantages of a privately financed institute and a tuition-free study program.
Studying at the Hasso Plattner Institute
The HPI in Potsdam is the only university faculty in Germany where a degree program in "IT Systems Engineering" is completely and privately financed.
HPI offers the innovation-oriented and practically-based studies in "IT-Systems Engineering" with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree and master degrees in Digital Health, Data Engineering and Cybersecurity. In addition, HPI offers a supplemental study program in the innovation method of Design Thinking.
The Hasso Plattner Institute Today and in the Future
The HPI is a world-class educational provider. The institute already offers an optimal study and work environment and cooperates very closely with the business community. The HPI also maintains strong international contacts, for example with Stanford University, the American ivy league university in Palo Alto, California.
HPI focuses on an ideal student-teacher ratio. In close cooperation, professors, senior researchers, lecturers and academic staff members train highly talented young people in small Bachelor's and Master's programs.