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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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Survey on game-based learning

We are working continuously to improve the learner experience on our platform. Today, we would like to know what you think about game-based learning.


openHPI forum - Recording available on tele-TASK

The exciting talks and panel discussions by known speakers (e.g., from Carlos III University Madrid, Deutsche Telekom, SAP, World Health Organization), attracted around 75 visitors on the HPI campus.


New version of our Android App

Big advantage: More space for offline videos. Moreover, it supports Android 7 functions such as MultiWindow and round icons under 7.1. See yourself how we have optimized the previous version.

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Code of Life: Medicine Meets Computer Science

The new openHPI workshop "Code of Life - When Computer Science Meets Genetics" is about the interaction of IT and medicine and the opportunities inherent to the analysis of digital genetic data. The new 2-week course starts on November 14 on openHPI.



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