Orientation & Geography

Europe, Germany, Potsdam

The Hasso Plattner Institute (Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH), or HPI, is a German information technology college, affiliated to the University of Potsdam and located in Potsdam-Babelsberg near Berlin. It was founded in 1998 and is the first, and still the only, entirely privately-funded college in Germany. The eponymous donor is Hasso Plattner, one of the co-founders of the largest European software companies, SAP AG.