What is OpenOLAT?

OpenOLAT is a web-based e-learning platform for teaching, learning, assessment and communication, an LMS, a learning management system. OpenOLAT impresses with its simple and intuitive operation.

A sophisticated modular toolkit provides course authors with a wide range of didactic possibilities. Each OpenOLAT installation can be individually extended, adapted to organizational needs, and integrated into existing IT infrastructures. The architecture is designed for minimal resource consumption, scalability, and security in order to guarantee high system reliability.

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How is an LMS Used?

An LMS can be used to provide educational content, form groups, organize users, and assign users to the courses. You can learn, assess, communicate, and share. And you can have all these features in a single system, directly in the web browser, without having to install any additional tools.

OpenOLAT incorporates the latest findings in the fields of education, psychology of learning, media studies, and didactics. It is built using state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining its focus on the learning experience.

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Who uses an LMS?

An LMS can be used anywhere. Schools use it to enable student collaboration, to take quizzes and exams, and for data storage. Universities use it for the transfer of knowledge, as well as for group projects, and portfolio management. Companies use it to provide and distribute information and knowledge, and to conduct compliance training. An LMS can be equally valuable to small SMEs and large corporations.

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OO is OS!

OpenOLAT is open source! What does that mean? You can download the source code of the software for free on this site and use it indefinitely. This gives you full control over the source code; there is no need to invest in proprietary and closed software that provides you with only vague future prospects.

You can share your didactical and technical experience with the community, and exchange views with like-minded people at events like the OOtalks, in social media, and on mailing lists. As an OpenOLAT partner, you can also directly influence the development efforts, which are led by frentix, a company based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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The all-round worry-free package

The data in your e-learning system is precious and confidential. Availability, security, integrity, timeliness – there are countless aspects to be considered in daily operation. Focus on your core business: teaching, learning content, and learning process management. Leave the technical and operational aspects to the pros!

frentix has many years of experience in deployment and operation of OpenOLAT, and runs its own OpenOLAT cloud infrastructure for customers just like you!

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In good company

Together with its OpenOLAT project partners, frentix is the driving force behind the development of OpenOLAT. Thanks to the lively exchange among the partners, the focus is always set on essential and specific needs. The partners provide important inputs for the fine control of the development strategy, guaranteeing long-term, sustainable product development.

The partner program is open to all OpenOLAT users, regardless of whether the system is operated by yourself or by frentix.

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