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  • Computer science, Department

    Hasso-Plattner-Institut

    • Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße 2 - 3
    • D-14482 Potsdam
    • Phone: +49 331/ 55-090
  • Detailed information on examined courses:

  • FURTHER COURSES

    Further degree courses [?]  
  • FACTS

    Total main subject students [?] 464  
    Teaching Professors [?] 11  
    Foreign guest lecturers [?] 3  
    Outgoing guest professors [?] 2  
    International orientation [?] 2 / 11 points
    International orientation master programmes [?]  
    Employability Rating for Bachelor's [?] 38,7  / 45 points
    Employability Rating for Master's [?] 33,2  / 45 Points
    Third party funds per academic [?] 179,9 T€ *

    Due to a change within the data after publishing of the ranking it is not possible to rank this indicator.

    Doctorates per professor [?] 0,6
  • STUDENT'S JUDGEMENTS (UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING)

    Teacher support [?] 1,5
    E-Learning [?] 1,6
    Teaching evaluation [?] 1,6
    Contact to students [?] 1,3
    Courses offered [?] 1,7
    Study organisation [?] 1,8
    Research orientation [?] 1,7
    Job market preparation [?] 1,5
    Support for stays abroad [?] 2,1
    Rooms [?] 1,1
    Library [?] 1,8
    IT-infrastructure [?] 1,2
    Overall study situation [?] 1,3
  • STUDENT'S JUDGEMENTS CONSECUTIVE MASTER

    Teacher support [?] 1,3
    E-Learning [?] 1,4
    Teaching evaluation [?] 1,5
    Courses offered [?] 1,6
    Study organisation [?] 1,5
    Transition to Master's studies [?] 1,4
    Research orientation [?] 1,5
    Job market preparation [?] 1,4
    Support during practical semester [?] 1,3
    Rooms [?] 1,1
    Library [?] 1,9
    IT-infrastructure [?] 1,2
    Overall study situation [?] 1,1
  • REPUTATION

    Research Reputation [?] 1,9 %
  • GRADUATES' JUDGEMENTS

    Support from teachers [?] 1,7
    Scope and range of courses offered [?] 1,9
    Set-up and structure of course [?] 1,3
    Career orientation and practical relevance of course [?] 1,5
    Research orientation [?] 2,2
    Preparation for working life [?] 1,8
    Didactical mediation of the subject matter [?] 1,7
    Interdisciplinary relations within the curriculum [?] 2,2
    Promotion of key skills [?] 1,9
    Promotion of entrepreneurial thinking [?] 2,2
      • SPECIAL FEATURES (DEPARTMENT INFORMATION)

      • Teaching:

         High relevance for practice and industry, engineering orientation, emphasis on software aspect, double-semester bachelor's/master's project, extensive study programme in entrepreneurship and soft skills, culture of "researching learning", Ph.D. track option for master's, interdisciplinarity put into practice in institute's own "d.school" (study programme for B.A./M.A.), intensive course preparation, support, guidance; comprehensive e-Learning programme.

      • Infomation on Entrance requirements:

          www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/studium/studienbewerbung.html

      • Equipment:

         Over 11,000 sqm for teaching, learning and research; approx. 2 students per PC workstation, additional computing capacity via virtual servers, 2 graphics lab rooms; high-end research lab "Future SOC Lab"; central versioning system for students; e-Learning portal (35% of the lectures offered, also on ITunesU); web-based student portal; campus information system; multi-display lab: 3D tracking floor, 3D printer, laser cutter.

      • Research:

         Research School "Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" (overseas units in Haifa, Cape Town, Nanjing); Design Thinking Research Programme with Stanford University; research projects with 21 third-party sponsors currently; top-flight research lab "Future SOC Lab" (total value approx. EUR 3m); approx. 10 scientific conferences and 10-15 research discussion group dates/year; institute's own article series "Technical Reports"

      • Further information on the research activities of the faculty:

         www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/forschung.html

      • Other special features:

         No tuition fees; institute's own scholarships; extensive design thinking programme; incubator for Hasso Plattner Ventures; own business game competition; strong international character, e.g.: sister institute in Stanford, Internet Bridge to China; comprehensive community outreach programme: 14 student clubs, HPI School Academy, IT Summit blog; own alumni programme; own sports grounds; Executive Education in HPI Academy

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Last update 2012: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.