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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.


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

Dear Learning Community,

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 c...

Vaccination Courses on OpenWHO & Cybersecurity Exam on openHPI

As we begin the new year – and close an unprecedented year for global health – we wanted to take a minute to notify you that a free online course on COVID-19 vaccination is available to anyone inte...

openHPI Course Program, EMOOCs, and Microcredential

We wish you all a happy and healthy new year! Look forward with us to a varied course program and exciting events around digital learning.

In the following, please read more about these topics:

Learning Technologies Award for OpenWHO

In recent years, the World Health Organization (WHO) and openHPI team have worked closely together to provide online training for healthcare professionals worldwide. In the Corona year, the OpenWHO...