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A General Education in Digital Knowledge—Free for Everyone!

Hasso Plattner Institute welcomes you to openHPI, our online learning platform for topics of information technology (IT) and innovation. Here we offer five-fold benefits to those who are interested in gaining the knowledge required to master digitalization technologies.
  1. Stay up to date anywhere and anytime with free online courses.
  2. Acquire the latest knowledge, regardless of educational qualifications, location or time of day.
  3. Engage in learning as an event: Exchange ideas with others in a virtual community and have fun.
  4. Gain a better understanding of the digital world through interactive learning and have a hand in shaping it.
  5. Keep pace with the challenges of the rapidly changing world of work.

In a short video, our director Prof. Christoph Meinel, would like to welcome you personally.

openHPI. Easily understandable university knowledge-At no cost

Register now and benefit from these advantages:
  • A general education in digital technology at the university level, conveyed in a clear, accessible way
  • Motivated learning: multimedia contents with playful elements and learning at your own pace.
  • Flexible learning: use any device that enables Internet access, whether at home, at work or on the go.
  • Free of costs—thanks to funding by HPI founder Prof. Hasso Plattner (SAP co-founder).

Our short video gives you a look at how online learning with openHPI works.


Digital entrepreneurship course & New e-Gov platform

Dear Participants,

We’d love to have you join us for the free online course "Digital Entrepreneurship" that starts today.

Here's a brief summary:

Digital Entrepreneurship (launching April 14).

New in Program: Digital Entrepreneurship

April is waiting for you with interesting new topics!

clean-IT Forum - Expert forum on sustainability topics.
With the newly created English-language clean-IT Forum, a dedicated channel on openHPI...

New openHPI Courses in Spring: Blockchain and Process Mining

In recent months, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have become the big corona winner in the financial investment sector. Starting March 17, 2021, Prof. Christoph Meinel and research assistant Tatiana ...

New openHPI Courses: Cyberthreats by Malware and Structure of a Computer

We hope you are well and looking forward as much as we are to the new openHPI courses that will be starting soon. Tomorrow we are starting with the third course from the cybersecurity series: