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A General Education in Digital Knowledge—Free for Everyone!

Hasso Plattner Institute welcomes you to HPI, 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.


Reminder: New Courses on openHPI

Dear Learning Community,

We would like to invite you to two new openHPI courses which started just yesterday:

Programmieren lernen mit Python (started on October 27)

The popular course "Progra...

New course starts and events on openHPI in fall 2020

Dear learning community,

We are looking forward to an extensive and hopefully exciting fall course program at openHPI, to which we would like to invite you all.

openHPI forum - October 14 to 28...

Online Course "Mastering Design Thinking in Organisations" starts on October 13

Dear Learning Community,

We are looking forward to a new course on Design Thinking starting on October 13, 2020. Prof. Dr. Falk Uebernickel and Dr. Danielly de Paula will introduce how design thin...

Cybersec Exam and Course on Computational Learning

Cybersecurity Basics exam from 5 October

The Cybersecurity Exam (in German) has become an integral part of the openHPI program. From October 5 to November 2, interested parties will again have the...

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