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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.


Internet Security - New Course starts on February 8

The wait is over. Next week, the completely updated course “Security in the Internet” with be starting on openHPI. In this course, being held in German, Prof. Meinel will teach the basics of internet security over 6 weeks and show how cyber criminals can take advantages of weaknesses in a system. You can enroll in the course [here][1].


Focus on Internet Security – Courses starting on January 18 and February 8

Happy New Year 2016 to all of you! We are looking forward to many new courses with you.


Look back to a fantastic year and anticipation of many new courses

2015 is coming to a close and we would like to thank all of you for your active participation and your loyalty.


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.



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