Business Process Technology

PhD Position in Computer Science (m,w,d)
Business Process Management - Process Choreographies and Flexible Processes

The Hasso Plattner Institute invites applications for a PhD position in the field of Computer Science, with a specific focus on Business Process Management. This position offers a unique opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to engage in cutting-edge research within the vibrant academic community of the institute.

About Hasso Plattner Institute: Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is a renowned hub of research and education in computer science, situated in the picturesque city of Potsdam, Germany. As an innovative institute, HPI is dedicated to advancing knowledge and technology in various areas of computer science, fostering a collaborative environment that brings together researchers, students, and industry partners. The business process technology research group is known for its excellent research; in addition, it provides an excellent ecosystem for successful spin-off companies.

Position Description: The selected candidate will work under the guidance of experienced researchers in the domain of Business Process Management. The focus of this position will be on process choreographies and flexible processes, exploring novel approaches to enhance process modeling and automation in blockchain environments. The project is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; it is a collaborative research project with colleagues from the University of Lugano in Switzerland. More information can be found at



What We Offer

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following documents in English:

Please email your application to with the subject line “PhD Application - FlexChor” by September 30, 2023. For more information about the research group, please visit

Hasso Plattner Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Contact Information

Join us in shaping the future of Business Process Management through innovative research at the Hasso Plattner Institute. We look forward to receiving your application!

Prof. Dr. Mathias Weske
Business Process Technology
Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
14482 Potsdam, Germany