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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.

Current and upcoming courses

Aug 31, 2022 - Sep 28, 2022
Cybersecurity
Record of Achievement
en
Sep 7, 2022 - Oct 26, 2022
Cloud and Operating Systems, Big Data and AI
Record of Achievement
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Sep 21, 2022 - Oct 5, 2022
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
en
Oct 19, 2022 - Nov 2, 2022
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
de
Oct 26, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022
Cybersecurity
Record of Achievement
de
Nov 9, 2022 - Nov 23, 2022
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
de
Dec 7, 2022 - Dec 21, 2022
Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
de
Jan 11, 2023 - Jan 25, 2023
Big Data and AI, Quantum Computing
Record of Achievement
en

News

Preview: Second semester 2022 on openHPI

Dear Learning Community,

The first semester of 2022 is coming to a close with many courses around cybersecurity, fundamentals of programming and the web, and the new topic area of Quantum Computin...

Last Chance: Cloud Computing for Everyone; also this summer: Quantum Computing Finally Comprehensible, Quantum Cryptography, Courses for Schools; LERNEN.Cloud Forum on Site in Potsdam

Dear Learning Community,

Summer is just around the corner and now is your last chance to stock up on knowledge before the hot days arrive. This week you can still participate in the cloud computin...

openHPI in Spring: Quantum Computing finally comprehensible, Flappy Bird with JavaScript, Blockchain, Cloud Computing and Programming Courses for Schools

Dear learning community,

through our new channel "Quantum Computing", we expand openHPI by a future key technology which is completely understood by few and understandably explained by even fewer....

Countdown towards the clean-IT Conference, Sustainable Programming, Blockchain, School Courses and Cloud Computing

Dear learning community,

the clean-IT conference will take place in a few days on Campus in Potsdam. Furthermore, our popular blockchain course will return to openHPI with the most recent state of...