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Before your studies

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Welcome to the University of Potsdam! We are pleased that you are interested in studying at the Digital Engineering Faculty. On the following pages, prospective students will find information on study conditions, specific counseling services, the application process, and event formats for high school students. If you still have open questions, please feel free to contact us at any time via the contact listed below.

Offers for prospective students


Youth Academy

We offer a variety of events for students interested in creative, technical studies.


Conditions of study

The Hasso Plattner Institute offers its students excellent conditions outside the lecture halls and seminar rooms – without charging tuition fees.


Advisory Service for prospective Students

Several (digital) information events and individual counseling services are available to prospective students to answer questions about studying.



You would like to apply for a study program at the Hasso Plattner Institute? Here, you can find all the information you need about the application process, required documents, and deadlines.


Application for international students

Here, applicants and students from abroad can find information on applying, immigration law, and other personal questions.


General offers of the UP

General information and events for all students of the University of Potsdam.


Study Advisor

Our study advisor will consult you on content-related questions about your studies and programs.


Student Representative Group

The Student Representative Group helps with questions about studying and campus life at HPI.

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