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Annie Kerguenne, Mara Meisel, HPI Academy, Julia Oberhofer

This is an online course for everyone who wants to use Strategic Design Thinking for everyday challenges. You learn to use the whole potential of the approach, going beyond the method and the tools...

Oct 7, 2022 - Jan 16, 2023
Record of Achievement
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel und viele andere

Am 3. September 2012 startete openHPI mit dem ersten Kurs "In-Memory Data Management" von Prof. Hasso Plattner. Anlass für uns, auf 10 Jahre openHPI zurückzublicken.

In diesem Jubiläumskurs zeigen...

Oct 17, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel, openHPI Security Team

Hackern gelingt es immer wieder, Passwörter zu stehlen, auf sensible Firmen- und Userdaten zuzugreifen und somit schlimmstenfalls ganze Unternehmen lahmzulegen. So vielfältig die Möglichkeiten sind...

Oct 26, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hellstern

Seitdem wir experimentell beweisen können, dass Quantencomputer in bestimmten Anwendungen klassischen Computern um ein Tausendfaches überlegen sind, hat ein regelrechter Wettlauf um die Schlüsselte...

Dec 7, 2022 - Dec 21, 2022
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
Dr. Christa Zoufal, Julien Gacon, Dr. David Sutter

Whether we stream our favorite series, develop new drugs or have us being chauffeured by a self-driving car -- machine learning is an essential part of our modern life, and of our future. But the g...

Jan 11, 2023 - Jan 25, 2023
Big Data and AI, Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
Prof. Dr. Shravan Vasishth, Dr. Anna Laurinavichyute

Bayesian data analysis is increasingly becoming the tool of choice for many data-analysis problems.

This free course on Bayesian data analysis will teach you basic ideas about random variables an...

Jan 25, 2023 - Feb 22, 2023
Big Data and AI
Record of Achievement
PD Dr. Sabine Wölk

Quantenbits können im Gegensatz zu klassischen Bits nicht nur den Wert 0 oder 1 annehmen, sondern gleichzeitig im Zustand 0 und 1 sein - dies wird zumindest manchmal behauptet.

Warum dies so nicht...

Feb 22, 2023 - Mar 7, 2023
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement

Dieser Kurs ist offen für alle, richtet sich aber in erster Linie an Schüler:innen. Alle, die schon immer in die Welt des Programmierens hineinschnuppern wollten oder schon erste Erfahrung in der P...

Feb 27, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023
Record of Achievement
HPI-Student Team für Python

Dieser Kurs ist offen für alle, richtet sich aber in erster Linie an Schüler:innen.
Alle, die schon immer in die Welt des Programmierens hineinschnuppern wollten oder schon erste Erfahrungen in der...

Feb 27, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023
Record of Achievement

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.


Course Announcement, openHPI Survey & Save the Date

The first snowflakes are swirling through the air in Potsdam. To help you get through the cold season, we have a few suggestions for how you can expand your knowledge at home, equipped with a blank...

Course on Quantum Computing starts on Wednesday

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, a new openHPI course from the field of quantum computing will start: "Quanteninformation und -Kryptographie - Teil 2". We would like to cordially invite you to this....

Online Course "Tatort Internet" starts tomorrow

Tomorrow, on October 26, 2022, our new course "Tatort Internet" (in German) will start, and we would like to cordially invite you to participate!

Growing cybercrime rates are the result of the cur...