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Welcome to openHPI

Sign up now for openHPI, the educational Internet platform of the German Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam. You take part in our worldwide social learning network based on interactive online courses covering different subjects in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Enter a fascinating world of knowledge with our free open online courses. Meet other participants from around the world and familiarize yourself with fundamental and current topics in ICT, computer science and IT systems engineering.

openHPI. open online education

It is difficult to imagine life without the Internet or our smartphones, which rarely leave our hands. Sometimes we wonder how all this technology actually works. You will find the answers here in our free online courses for everybody.

How does it work?

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openHPI-Forum 2016: Digitale Bildung - Quo Vadis?

Am 26. und 27. Oktober findet unser jährliches openHPI-Forum zum Thema "Digitale Bildung - Quo Vadis?" am Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam statt, zu dem wir herzlich einladen.


Now bookable: Qualified Certificate for Semantic Web Course

In the course "Linked Data Engineering" which starts on October 17, you will be able to book a qualified certificate - a new offer at openHPI. Booking for the new proof of performance is now open.


Try our new "course completed" function

It is now possible to mark the courses in your personal course “dashboard” as “completed.” You may ask yourself, what’s the advantage of this new feature?


Try the new Second Screen Beta for Android!

Please tell us in a short [survey][2], how your experience was. This helps us with our research and ongoing improvement of the platform and the apps.



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