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Welcome to openHPI

Sign up now for openHPI, the educational Internet platform of the German Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam. You take part in our worldwide social learning network based on interactive online courses covering different subjects in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Enter a fascinating world of knowledge with our free open online courses. Meet other participants from around the world and familiarize yourself with fundamental and current topics in ICT, computer science and IT systems engineering.

openHPI. open online education

It is difficult to imagine life without the Internet or our smartphones, which rarely leave our hands. Sometimes we wonder how all this technology actually works. You will find the answers here in our free online courses for everybody.

How does it work?

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The 2018 Course Program is here!

The waiting is finally over. This week, the openHPI courses for the coming year have been published online. Besides some familiar content, we have also included new topics in our program. Take a look and enroll right away. Because, as you know, anticipation is half the fun!


iOS App & Winner of the Competition "Favorite Learning Place"

Our competition “My favorite learning place” has just ended, and our jury of openHPI team members, students and design thinkers had the very hard task of deciding who from among the 60 submissions should be the winner.


Big Data Analytics - Course starts on November 6

We are pleased to announce to you our new – and for this year the last – openHPI course, ["Big Data Analytics"][1], an introduction to data analysis.


Einladung zum openHPI Forum am 6./7. Dezember

am 6. und 7. Dezember 2017 findet das openHPI-Forum in Potsdam statt, Treffpunkt für alle, die sich zum Thema MOOCs und innovative Formen der digitalen Weiterbildung informieren und austauschen möchten.



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