Amazon Web Service (AWS) offers over 400 types of compute instances and more than 200 cloud services to build efficient solutions for complex scientific problems. In addition, AWS provides courses which help one to be more effective in the cloud. In collaboration with AWS, GWDG Academy now offers the Cloud Foundations course as an online self-learning course assisted by GWDG experts over 2 months. This course starts on 09.12.2021 and will help one to learn the foundations of the AWS Cloud, regardless of the role. It can also help to get prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification exam.