Application Basic Track

Applications for the summer term 2018 are open from 17 November 2017 to 31 January 2018.

Please register here for the application process for the Basic Track summer term 2018.
You will receive the information about the application process after registering.
Please note: You can only apply for the Basic Track by registering first!

Applicants who pass the first round of selection will receive an invitation to one of our two-day D-Camp workshop. Three D-Camp workshops are taking place between 26 February and 1 March 2018 - Save the date!

After the D-Camp workshop, applicants will receive a final admissions decision.

Important dates:

31 January 2018: Application deadline

Mid-February 2018: First round of selection

Two-day D-Camp workshops take place:

26/27 February 2018
27/28 February 2018               
28 Feb/1 March 2018              

15 March 2018: Final admission decision

All students in the Basic Track contribute a student fee of 750€, which helps offset the expense of the program. For current HPI students and PhDs and employees of HPI, the Basic Track is free.

What kind of applicants are we looking for?


(Employed) professionals

HPI students

Time commitment

Student fees

Certificate of completion

Quick facts about the academic program


Elisabeth Höpner

HPI School of Design Thinking
Program Coordinator

Tel.: +49 -331-5509-507
Fax: +49 -331-5509-589

E-Mail an HPI D-School Office

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