Learning in 2040 Korner Thomas Gazing into a crystal ball, the author presents his thoughts on how tertiary learning could look in the future. Based on today's emerging technology, future reports and many discussions with colleagues he summarizes five possible characteristics of a university study programme in 2040: Study advisory BOTs, micro masters and nano degrees, ubiquitous individualized learning, learning groups and blockchain technology. In the second part, he focuses on the impact on learning management systems, which will be more customizable, interactive, interoperable, and increasingly reduced to its primary task: managing learning. LMS e-learning higher education learning management system university 370 periodical academic journal eleed 14 1 2021 1860-7470 urn:nbn:de:0009-5-52306 http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-5-52306 korner2021