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HIPA is organized by Fraunhofer SIT in Darmstadt and the Cybersecurity center at the Hebrew Univerity of Jerusalem and connects one of Europe‘s leading research locations with Israel‘s vibrant start-up scene. HIPA is addressing students of computer science and engineering, and brings together top cybersecurity talents from Israel and Germany. German and Israeli participants will jointly work on cutting edge cybersecurity projects focussing on network technologies, internet infrastructure, software security or other interesting topics. The program starts with one week of entrepreneurship training and technology lectures in Jerusalem, Israel, that lays the foundation for two months of targeted development. The results are reviewed and finalized in one week of applied technology training in the Digital City of Darmstadt, Germany, and presented in a team pitch at a conference in Berlin.

Why you should apply:

HIPA is looking for the best students with entrepreneurial spirit and excellence in technology and security. The program provides a unique opportunity for personal and business experience. Participants

• get free flights to and accomodation in Israel/Germany
• earn credit points from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
• get a certificate from Fraunhofer SIT and possibly win special awards
• meet industry experts and key government people
• create valuable personal and business relationships
• acquire priceless cybersecurity expertise
• receive technology training and learn about successful technology transfer

• Master student or recent graduate in computer science or engineering
• Citizen of Germany, or holder of a permanent residence permit
• Passport or visa that allows you to enter Israel for the intended purpose
• Fluency in English and German or Hebrew
• Entrepreneurial mindset • Team player How to apply: Send
• CV
• Copies of latest certificates
• Cover letter describing your strengths, current expertise and fields of technical interests that you would like to pursue to hipa@sit.fraunhofer.de .

Application Process:
• Application deadline end of September 2017
• Students need to enroll at the cybersecurity laboratory
• Selection for program is via skype interview
• Start of program: Last week of October 2017

Veranstalter Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology
Ansprechpartner Dr. Shulman Haya
Tel. +49 6151 869-505

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