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Help make education affordable, accessible, and adaptable for all

Provide the best student experiences and clearest pathways to success through graduation by streamlining and centralizing digital learning and communication channels, and leveraging digitally-integrated financial processes and analytics to maximize revenue generation and financial integrity.

Lead and shape a digital educational environment with open knowledge sharing

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Optimize digital agility to balance competing and integrated functions in educational institutions. Reimagine student engagement and learning models through outcome-based teaching and research. Transform management models with digital platforms and institutional operations through innovative models serving digital learners.

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increase in GDP attributed to the doubling of universities within a region.

Royal Economic Society


hours spent by students each day, using their mobile phones on campus.

The New Media Consortium


of students say study technology should be more personalized, like social media feeds.

McGraw Hill Education

Find higher education and research software tailored to your needs

Learning institutions must navigate a challenging economic environment while meeting demand for an increasingly personalized approach. SAP solutions offer new ways for staff and students to communicate, interact, and collaborate – driving successful outcomes for higher education and research.


Universities operate like small cities. In-depth coordination and integration of facilities and services is critical, as well as superior client engagement. Advanced analytics on a flexible in-memory computing platform ensures efficient operations and successful outcomes for students and faculty.  

SAP Student Activity Hub

Achieve desired educational outcomes by giving administrators, advisors, and data analysts a single, comprehensive overview of student progress. By collating data from disparate systems, you can synthesize information and perform advanced analysis to develop effective programs and procedures.

Jump-start your SAP solutions and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers to receive guidance, prescriptive best practices, and expertise – no matter where you are on your journey.
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Realize your business goals by simplifying and accelerating your digital transformation

In an era focused on continuous innovation and anticipating customer needs, it can be hard to turn your vision into reality. This is where SAP Digital Business Services can help. We’re part of SAP, so we know SAP software better than anyone else. With over 40 years of experience, we can help you reach your business transformation goals, and everything in between.

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Transform your business with unparalleled service support enterprise-wide

SAP Digital Business Services connects business and IT to help you close the gap between your digital transformation strategy and execution. From designing and value discovery to accelerated innovation to productive usage for tangible business results, you can evolve your business by breaking new ground with a trusted adviser that knows SAP software best.

How is SAP leading digital transformation?

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77% reduction in database storage requirements with SAP HANA

Learn how Newcastle University empowers faculty staff to meet rapidly-changing student needs, promoting academic success.

Reducing hardware costs with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud

Discover how a move away from on-premise solutions is cutting costs and helping MIT to provide a smoother experience for users.

99.9% availability to meet global demand with SAP S/4HANA

Learn how Technische Universitat München enables students all over the world to experience its education-as-a-service offerings.

Solve your specific higher education and research needs

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Enable the digital campus with SAP and Apple

The partnership between SAP and Apple allows educational institutions to provide students with mobile access to information on everything from courses to IT requests.

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Manage your higher education and research organization enterprise-wide

From human resources to finance and analytics, we have the right solutions to run your higher education and research organization better, faster, and simpler enterprise-wide. Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business and enable continuous growth.
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Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organization.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Cloud and Data Platforms

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Internet of Things (IoT)

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge IoT applications using business and technology services.

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