Service-Oriented Systems Engineering

Natural SciencesComputer and information sciences

The Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering GmbH (HPI) at Universität Potsdam is Germany’s university excellence center in Computer Science. Since 2012, it has offered interactive open-to-everyone online courses via its MOOC-platform

The HPI Research School is supervised by HPI professors and supported by the industry.


The HPI Research School focuses on the foundation and application of large-scale, highly complex, inter- connected IT systems. With its interdisciplinary and international structure, it connects the HPI research groups with its international branches at Cape Town University, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Nanjing University. The HPI Future SOC Lab, a state-of-the-art computer center, enriches academic work at the HPI Research School. HPI professors and their research groups ensure high quality research and supervise doctoral candidates in the following areas:

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics Systems
  • System Engineering and Modeling
  • Software Architecture
  • Internet Technologies and Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts
  • Operating Systems and Middleware
  • Business Process Technology

Modelling Prof. Dr Andreas Polze Claudia Koch

Software Systems Engineering, IT Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Computer GRaphics Systems, Software Architecture, Internet Terchnologies, Business Process Technology

Contact Information
Chair: Prof. Dr. Andreas Polze
Coordinator: Claudia Koch
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH
Postfach 900460
14440 Potsdam
Telephone: +49 331 5509291
Deadlines: August
Places: 30
Scholarships: 10 per year