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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.


openHPI Summer School: Many popular courses newly released

Dear Participants,

For some it's almost over, for others it's just around the corner: summer vacation! openHPI is also taking its summer break, but to make sure you don't get bored in August, we h...

EMOOCs Summary & openHPI News

Last week the openHPI team hosted the double conference EMOOCs / Learning at Scale 2021 - for the first time completely online. We look back on a variety of interesting keynotes, panels and present...

EMOOCs 2021 / Learning at Scale 2021 - Register now!

Dear MOOC Enthusiasts, dear Learning Community,

We are looking forward to two exciting e-learning conferences: the seventh European MOOCs Stakeholder Summit (EMOOCs 2021) and Learning at Scale 202...

New Online Courses on Process Mining and Data Protection

Dear Participants,

We are pleased to introduce a number of new free online courses in the openHPI program today.

Online course on process mining just started
The English-language two-week online ...