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Isabel Nha Minh Le, Marcel Pfaffhauser, Manuel Wirth

Alle, die schon immer mal etwas über Quantencomputer lernen wollten, sind herzlich willkommen, sich im Rahmen dieses 5-wöchigen Kurses mit dieser spannenden Thematik an der Schnittstelle von Physik...

May 31, 2023 - Jul 11, 2023
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
Mohamed Elhayany, Hendrik Steinbeck

The ultimate goal of the bootcamp is to cultivate strong data science skills with an emphasis on machine learning techniques to satisfactorily meet and exceed the requests of the Data science world...

Jun 7, 2023 - Jul 4, 2023
Programming, Data Science
Record of Achievement
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...

Jun 14, 2023 - Jul 25, 2023
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
Johannes Hötter, Christian Warmuth

Die rasante Entwicklung generativer KI-Systeme wie ChatGPT, DALLE und Midjourney revolutioniert unsere Welt und stellt uns vor neue, faszinierende und zugleich beunruhigende Herausforderungen. Was ...

Jun 14, 2023 - Jul 12, 2023
Big Data and AI
Record of Achievement
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel, openHPI-Team für Zukunftstechnologien

Dieser Kurs vermittelt Ihnen vertiefte Einblicke in drei bahnbrechende Technologien , die – im Zusammenspiel eingesetzt – das Potenzial zu massiver gesellschaftlicher Transformation haben: Blockcha...

Aug 30, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023
Big Data and AI, Cybersecurity, Internet
Record of Achievement
Dr. Timo Kötzing

Du möchtest Informatik studieren? Dann bist du in diesem Kurs genau richtig. Ein Informatikstudium stützt sich insbesondere in den ersten Semestern sehr auf einige Grundlagen der Mathematik, die an...

Sep 13, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023
Record of Achievement
Prof. Dr. Harald Sack

Despite the fact that it affects our lives on a daily basis, most of us are unfamiliar with the concept of a knowledge graph. When we ask Alexa about tomorrow's weather or use Google to look up the...

Oct 11, 2023 - Nov 21, 2023
Big Data and AI
Record of Achievement
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 5, 2023
Record of Achievement

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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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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 ChatGPT & generative AI (in German) - Enroll now!

Dear Learning Community,

We invite you to openHPI on an exciting journey into the world of generative artificial intelligence. Our brand new, free openHPI course "ChatGPT: What does generative AI ...

International Conference for Digital Education - Join us at EMOOCs

Dear Learning Community,

Leading experts in online learning will gather at Europe's most important summit in the field of Massive Open Online Courses, the "European MOOC Stakeholder Summit" (EMOOC...

New openHPI Junior Course & Compliance Management & Quantum Computing

Dear Learning Community,

We are pleased to present "Wie denkt ein Computer? Vom Sandkorn bis zur Software", a new course in our Junior Series specifically designed for high school students:

Wie d...