Before beginning 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.

Current information for prospective students 

The planning for the winter semester 2021/22 is in progress.

Find out more about the four unique Master's degree programs offered by the Hasso Plattner Institute online during the Virtual Master's Info Week from April 26 to 30.

If you would like to stay up to date about application deadlines, our degree programs, or special information offers for study orientation, you can register here for the newsletter for prospective students.

Offers before entering the study


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.


Counseling 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 Council

Pia Beeck and Paula Klinke are available to answer questions about HPI studies and campus life.