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Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

WWW, the world wide web or shortly the web - really nothing more than an information service on the Internet – has changed our world by creating a whole new digital world that is closely intertwine...

  • Oct 25, 2023 - Dec 19, 2023
  • Internet
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Be curious.

Learn for free – anytime, anywhere and at your pace. Experts and partners from the Hasso Plattner Institute explain IT and innovation topics in an accessible way at university level.

Be social.

Become part of a vibrant, international and social learning community. Enhance your own learning success by actively communicating with other learners and the teaching team.

Be successful.

Acquire the latest knowledge and skills and shape the digital future. Find interactive courses on exciting cutting-edge topics for every skill level.

Offers for everyone - no matter what previous knowledge you have

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Courses for kids and teens

Whether you want to learn how a computer works, have always wanted to learn to program, or want to build your own homepage - at openHPI, you will find many courses we have developed especially for juniors. We also offer school versions of our programming courses every spring. The unique thing about these courses is that they don't run for a few weeks, as is usually the case on openHPI, but for an entire school semester. So you have enough time to complete the course or work on it in your class.
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Experience IT

With openHPI, you can get started in IT and innovation. Immerse yourself in the world of programming, learn about and understand operating systems, and protect yourself effectively on the Internet. Advance your career and take courses on teamwork, starting an IT business and design thinking. At openHPI, we support you in your personal and professional development so that you can keep up with the rapid developments of the digitized world. You don't need any formal prerequisites for the courses on openHPI.
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Advance your technical skills

As a person interested in IT, you can continuously improve your skills on openHPI. Deepen your knowledge of the Internet and Cybersecurity, delve deeper into Design Thinking or prepare for the future with Quantum Computers. Learn how to program ecologically sustainable software, how algorithms work, and what Machine Learning is all about in our advanced courses. With the advanced courses on openHPI, you'll meet all the demands of the working world in the future.
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Courses for IT professionals

Even if you are an IT and innovation professional, you are in good hands at openHPI. In particular, we cover tomorrow's topics, such as Big Data and AI, business and enterprise computing, and the future of the cloud at a senior level. As a professional, you can deepen your knowledge of quantum cryptography, algorithms and optimization. At openHPI, you can make yourself and your company fit for the future.


openHPI course Web Technologies – Backbone of the Emerging Digital World - Enroll now!

Dear Learning Community,

We would like to invite you to our new Web Technologies course on openHPI as well as share the latest "Neuland" podcast episodes with you.

Web Technologies – Backbone of ...

Free openHPI courses on Knowledge Graphs and Web Technologies

openHPI offers you two new courses this fall. We look forward to having you with us!

Knowledge Graphs - Foundations and Applications (start date 11.10.)

Today, the six-week English-language co...

Future Technologies - From AI to Blockchain and Quantum Computing

openHPI offers you a diverse program of courses on future technologies this fall. Whether you are planning a new career start or are pursuing the topic out of private interest, you will learn a lot...