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Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering

The Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering GmbH (HPI) at the University of Potsdam is Germany’s university excellence center for IT Systems Engineering. The HPI is the only university institute in Germany offering the bachelor’s and master’s program in “IT Systems Engineering” – a practical and engineering-oriented study program in computer science, in which 480 students are presently enrolled. The HPI School of Design Thinking is Europe’s first innovation school for university students. It is based on the Stanford model of the d.school and offers 240 places yearly for a supplementary study.

There are a total of ten HPI professors and over 50 guest professors, lecturers and contracted teachers at the Institute. HPI carries out research noted for its high standard of excellence in its ten topic areas. Research work is also conducted at the Potsdam HPI Research School for PhD candidates as well as at its branches in Cape Town, Haifa and Nanjing. HPI always earns the highest positions in the CHE university ranking. Since the beginning of September 2012, HPI has offered openhpi.de, an interactive Internet educational platform. Its free online courses are open to everyone.

www.hpi.de


Stanford Center for Professional Development

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. The Stanford Center for Professional Development makes it possible for today's best and brightest professionals to enroll in Stanford University courses and programs while they maintain their careers.  Courses and programs from the School of Engineering and related Stanford departments are delivered online, at Stanford, at company work sites and international locations—providing a global community of learners with flexibility and convenience and enabling them to apply their education to their work.

The Stanford Center for Professional Development upholds the mission of Stanford Engineering to encourage life-long learning and forge the future by educating tomorrow's leaders in industry. Emerging learning technologies open new opportunities in how we teach and the ways in which students learn. 

scpd.stanford.edu