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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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Course Starts: Internetworking, Artificial intelligence, and Digital Health

Dear Learning Community,

We are happy to announce three new openHPI courses in September. We look forward to seeing you there!

A Half Century of Internet: How it works today starting on Septe...

1 Million Unique Learners on openSAP

Our partner platform openSAP has reason to celebrate - it has broken the barrier of 1 million learners. We congratulate you on this achievement!
We have been working together with the openSAP team ...

Course Starts and Campaigns on openHPI

We are happy to provide you with the latest course tips and information about the openHPI platform today.

Let's Git starts on June 3rd

only a few days left until the start of the first openHPI Gi...

Tatort Internet - New online course on Internet safety starts on 13 May

In one week the six-week online course "Tatort Internet - attack vectors and protection measures" (in German) will start, to which we cordially invite you. In this "crime thriller" Prof. Christoph ...

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