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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: Data Engineering & Data Science (in German)

The openHPI Team wishes you all the best for 2020!


Happy holidays and course program 2020

We look back on a successful 2019 with many new participants and exciting discussions. Many thanks to everyone who accompanied and supported us!


Courses: Data Engineering & Data Science (in German) and Co-Innovation Journey for Startups and Corporates

On January 8, 2020, we start our new openHPI course [“Data Engineering and Data Science”]1. We look forward to seeing you there!


Save the Date: openHPI-Forum - Social Learning

With their large number of course participants and the opportunity for exchange and discussion in forums, MOOCs are in principal aimed at creating an online learner community similar to the one in classroom courses. But which influence have concepts and technologies that use game-based learning, gamification, collaborative learning, peer assessment etc. on the learning experience and above all on learning success in MOOCs?

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