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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?

Watch the video to find out.


Best Wishes for your Summer Holidays

all courses for the first half of this year are finished and summer holidays are approaching. So we would like to make use of the summer break to wish you all the best – and to have a look back and forward.


openHPI available as Android App

openHPI users who would like to mooc on the road with their tablets or smartphones can now [download][1] our openHPI Android app for free. An iOS app is currently under testing. Have fun accessing our virtual campus now anytime and anywhere.


Start of German Course „Java for Beginners“ on April 13 / CeBIT Review and your Feedback

We hope this finds you well. Today, we have some interesting announcements for you.


Special Announcement about our CeBIT Participation: Look behind the scenes of tele-TASK / How is an E-Lecture created?

We would like to take CeBIT to invite you to a series of announcements introducing interesting technical aspects of openHPI. This is the first one, so please enjoy!



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