1. openHPI at HPI
  2. Our offer
    2.1 Courses
    2.2 Platform infrastructure and research
    2.3 Consulting on course production
  3. MOOCs
  4. Partners
  5. Team
  6. Publication
  7. Awards
  8. More Information
  9. Contact

1. openHPI at HPI

The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is an independent faculty of Digital Engineering at the University of Potsdam in Germany. Renowned for its excellence in digital engineering, HPI offers a unique combination of excellent research, high-quality teaching, and the advantages of a privately funded institution with a tuition-free study program. With the support of the benefactor Hasso Plattner and international collaborations reaching Silicon Valley, the institute's offerings continue to expand.

One of HPI's notable contributions is openHPI, a digital education platform that offers a wide range of courses and additional services. openHPI has a dedicated infrastructure, team and resources.

Since September 2012, professors and researchers at HPI have been creating interactive massive open online courses (MOOCs) on various IT topics, Digital Health, and Design Thinking, which are then published on the openHPI platform. These online courses are available in both German and English languages. Additionally, openHPI features a global social learning network. Furthermore, openHPI is utilized for hybrid learning formats and to supplement face-to-face lectures at the Hasso Plattner Institute.

2. Our offer

Here’s a glance at the range of services offered by openHPI:

  1. High-Quality MOOCs: openHPI provides excellent Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the general public. These courses come with personalized learning environments that include e-portfolio systems and social networks to enhance the learning experience.

  2. Digital Learning Platforms: openHPI also offers digital learning platforms designed for private companies and public institutions. These platforms incorporate innovative learning tools, virtual labs, and even gaming features to create an engaging and interactive learning environment.

  3. Consulting Services: We provide expert consulting services related to content production workflows. This includes guidance on establishing content production studios, selecting suitable equipment, and utilizing tele-TASK technology for content creation.

By offering these comprehensive services, openHPI aims to cater to a diverse range of learners and organizations, ensuring high-quality education and innovative learning experiences.

2.1 Courses

openHPI is an open and free digital education platform that caters to a wide range of learners, including lifelong learners, professionals, and university and school students. Leveraging HPI's expertise in teaching, the platform ensures that course content is of the highest quality.

The course topics available on openHPI encompass a diverse range of subjects, such as Big Data and AI, Cybersecurity, Internet technologies, and Programming. These courses provide learners with valuable knowledge and skills in these domains. Course topics on openHPI are e.g., Big Data and AI, Cybersecurity, Internet and Programming. For more information on the courses offered, please visit the openHPI course page.

Moreover, openHPI actively embraces new ideas from learners, partners, the scientific community, and the market. This collaborative approach allows the platform to continuously enhance its offerings and stay at the forefront of digital education.

Benefits of openHPI MOOCs

Do you want to take a course? Please register free at openHPI to benefit from all learning features.

  1. Open Accessibility: openHPI courses are freely available and do not impose any charges or strict prerequisites on learners.

  2. High Quality: openHPI courses are known for their exceptional quality, delivering meaningful, valuable, innovative, and up-to-date content.

  3. Interactive Learning Community: openHPI courses foster diverse and interactive engagement within the learning community, creating a dynamic and engaging learning environment.

  4. Flexible Learning: openHPI courses are fully online, allowing learners to access course materials and participate at their own convenience, regardless of geographical location or time constraints. This flexibility enables independent and self-paced learning.

If you're interested in enrolling in a course, please register for free at openHPI to take advantage of all the learning features.

For more information regarding the benefits of our courses, please visit the course claims page.

2.2 Platform Infrastructure and Research

openHPI extends its infrastructure and resources to its partners, their specific target groups, as well as individuals interested in establishing their own digital education platform. As part of this offering, openHPI provides a software solution that institutions and companies can purchase to host courses catering to a substantial number of learners. This software enables organizations to leverage openHPI's robust platform for their educational initiatives.

Benefits of the openHPI platform

  1. The openHPI platform is hosted in Germany and adheres to GDPR regulations.

  2. Partners of the openHPI platform enjoy exclusive training opportunities and knowledge sharing.

  3. The openHPI platform provides sophisticated real-time learning analytics and KPIs.

  4. openHPI supports mobile learning through its responsive design and app.

For more information on platform benefits, please visit the platform information page.

If you are interested in our digital education platform, please contact us at openhpi-info@hpi.de to receive more information.

2.3 Consulting on course production

At openHPI, we have two recording studios and expertise in creating Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Feel free to reach out to us for guidance on course creation. You can contact us regarding this at openhpi-info@hpi.de.

3. MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are considered one of the most innovative approaches to learning. These courses are freely accessible over the Internet, enabling learners to access didactic course material and engage closely with other students through social media.

Use cases for MOOCs

MOOCs have diverse applications and use cases. They can be utilized for staff training, providing courses to partners or customers, and even implementing Corporate Social Responsibility practices.

You can explore the various applications of MOOCs on openHPI, where we offer our own courses, as well as on mooc.house, our white-label platform.

For more information, please visit the MOOCs page.

Current course program We offer a wide range of courses. To get an overview of the courses we are currently offering, please visit the course list page.

4. Partners

Partners from business, politics, and international organizations build on the expertise of the openHPI team and use the state-of-the-art MOOC platform of the Hasso Plattner Institute to offer their online courses.

openHPI’s partners are openSAP, mooc.house, OpenWHO, LERNEN.cloud, eGov-Campus, KI-Campus, KommunalCampus, WZL of RWTH Aachen University, and Charité Berlin.

For detailed information about our partners, please visit the Partners page.

5. Team

The openHPI team consists of approximately 30 dedicated and highly motivated individuals. Our team's strength lies in our diverse backgrounds, which allows us to continually enhance and refine the platform. Our team members come from a variety of professional backgrounds, including computer scientists, software developers, lecturers, project managers, business development managers, and education scientists. This diverse skill set enables us to approach challenges from multiple perspectives and ensures a well-rounded approach to platform improvement.

Learn more about the people behind openHPI on our Team page.

6. Publications

openHPI not only offers MOOCs and a digital education platform but also serves as a research project in the field. To explore the research and publications related to openHPI MOOCs, you can visit the following pages:

  1. Publications: On this page, you can find more information about the research conducted in relation to openHPI MOOCs
  2. Conference Papers: This page provides access to conference papers specifically focused on MOOCs, offering insights into the research carried out in this area.
  3. Learning Tech and Knowledge Engineering: On this page, you can learn more about the research in the area of Learning Tech and Knowledge Engineering.

7. Awards

Since the platform's launch in 2012, openHPI and our platforms have won numerous awards. The OpenWHO platform was named Learning Platform of the Year 2023. Please find more information on our Awards page.

8. More information

Please find comprehensive information about openHPI in the newest Technical Report.

9. Contact

If you have any questions, we welcome you to contact us via the helpdesk. You can also write us an email at info@openhpi.de.

This page was last changed at Tue, 21 May 2024 14:40:41 +0000.