Importing Data with Neo4j 4.x

About this course

This course introduces you to the many ways that you can import data into a Neo4j database.

This course is intended for developers, administrators, and data scientists who have basic Cypher experience with:

  • Querying the database

  • Creating nodes and relationships

  • Creating indexes

In this course, you complete hands-on exercises to gain experience with importing data into Neo4j. You can complete the hands-on exercises in one of three ways, using:

  • Neo4j Desktop

  • Neo4j Sandbox

  • Neo4j Aura

At the end of each lesson are a set of questions that you must answer correctly to mark the lesson as completed. If you complete all lessons, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

If you perform the hands-on exercises, this course will take you approximately 4 hours to complete.

This Course is published by Neo4j per this License for Use.

Lesson Overview

Here are the lessons of this course:

  1. Overview of Importing Data with Neo4j

  2. Using LOAD CSV to Import Data

  3. Using APOC to Import Data

  4. Using the neo4j-admin tool to Import Data

  5. Using an Application to Import Data

  6. Using the ETL Tool for Import

Prior to taking this course, you must set up your development environment to use one of the following, which is covered in the course, Overview of Neo4j 4.x.
  • Neo4j Desktop

  • Neo4j Sandbox

  • Neo4j Aura


We have set up a discussion area in our Neo4j Community Site, if you run into problems in the course and need assistance. You can register on the community site where you view other questions and answers for students taking our online training courses. The Neo4j Community Site is an excellent resource for answering many types of questions posed by other users of Neo4j.

Here are some resources you will use as you learn about Neo4j and Cypher for this course: