University & College Podcasts – Free Educational Podcasts

Below you will discover podcast collections created by leading universities. Also be sure to see our online collection of Free Courses.

  • American University – Washington College of Law iTunes Feed Web Site
    • An eclectic collection of legal podcasts.
  • Boston College iTunes Web Site
    • A diverse collection of lectures from across the BC campus. Just load onto your iPod and you’re good to go.
  • Bowdoin College iTunes Feed Web Site
    • Lectures from Bowdoin. Note: many of the lectures are internally focused and not strictly academic. You can see a webpage providing more information on Bowdoin’s offering here.
  • Brown University Feed Web Site
    • A new collection that so far largely internally focused.
  • Cambridge University iTunes RSS Web Site
    • A broad collection that has some good depth in the sciences.
  • Carnegie Mellon iTunes Web Site
  • Collège de France iTunes Feed Web Site
  • Columbia University
  • Dartmouth College
    • Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Center for Digital Strategies iTunes Feed Web Site
      • Radio Tuck brings you ground-breaking digital interviews, straight from the business leaders of today.
  • Duke University iTunes Feed Web Site
  • Ecole normale supérieure (Diffusion des saviors) Feeds & Web Site
    • Most of these presentations are in French. To access these them on iTunes, please go to this page and simply click on any of the individual links and iTunes will automatically launch. Or, alternatively, you can cut and paste any of these links into your own podcatcher.
  • Emory University iTunes Web Site
  • Georgetown University
    • Georgetown University Forum iTunes Feed Web Site
      • A weekly radio program highlighting the research and expertise of Georgetown University faculty.
    • Georgetown Law iTunes Feed Web Site
  • Harvard University
    • Harvard@Home Web Site
      • Harvard@Home provides the Harvard community and the broader public educational offerings through Web-based video programs.
    • Harvard Business Review
      • HBR IdeaCast iTunes Feed
        • From the Harvard Business School Press and the Harvard Business Review, this podcast features leading thinkers in the business and management world.
    • Harvard Extension School  iTunes
      • Understanding Computers iTunes Feed Web Site
        • A good introduction to the inner-workings of computers and the internet.
    • The Berkman Center for Internet & Society iTunes Feed Web Site
      • MediaBerkman “features conversations with and talks by leading cyber-scholars, entrepreneurs, activists, and policymakers as they explore topics such as the factors that influence knowledge creation and dissemination in the digital age; the character of power as the worlds of governance, business, citizenship and the media meet the internet; and the opportunities, role and limitations of new technologies in learning.”

  • Haverford College – Classic/Ancient Texts iTunes Web Site (see site for feeds)
    • Haverford College, a very fine liberal arts college, has assembled a collection of key Latin and Ancient Greek texts which are read out loud. The best way to access this collection is through Haverford’s website, for which I have included a link above.
  • Johns Hopkins
    • General Collection iTunes Feed Web Site
      • A diverse and growing collection of podcasts coming out of Johns Hopkins.
  • Lehigh University iTunes Web Site
  • Lewis & Clarke Law School Podcast iTunes Feed Web Site
    • Podcasts of speakers and events.
  • London School of Economics Feed Web Site
    • A varied and promising collection.
  • McGill iTunes
    • Podcasts from one of Canada’s finest institutions.
  • MIT
    • MIT General Collection iTunes Web Site
      • MIT on iTunes U contains video and audio files of MIT faculty lectures, public lectures, and community events. Most of the files contained here can also be found in MIT’s extensive OpenCourseWare project.
  • Northwestern University iTunes
    • A new/small collection, but it should get more robust over time.
  • Notre Dame
  • Ohio State
  • Oxford University iTunes RSS Web Site
    • A general collection of podcasts from the university that has brought us William Gladstone, Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Richard Dawkins, and Stephen Hawking.
  • Princeton University iTunes Feed Web Site
    • A solid collection of well-known speakers. Only individual lectures to date.
  • Stanford University
    • Stanford University – General Collection iTunes Web Site
      • Individual lectures from across the university, including many guest speakers, such as the Dalai Lama.
    • Stanford Law School: Center for Internet and Society iTunes Web Site
      • These technology-focused lectures are given by a diverse group of faculty, many from universities other than Stanford.
    • Stanford Law School: Program in Law, Science & Technology iTunes Web Site
      • This program, based at Stanford Law School, focuses on the role that science and technology play in the national and global arenas. The issues discussed in these podcasts will interest students, legal professionals, business people, government officials, and the public at large.
    • Stanford Technology Ventures Program: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders iTunes Feed Web Site
      • A series of weekly lectures on entrepreneurship jointly sponsored by several programs at Stanford.
  • Swarthmore College iTunes Feed Web Site
    • Lectures by faculty from one of the country’s finest liberal arts schools.
  • Université Paris IV – Sorbonne
  • University of California – Berkeley iTunes Web Site
    • This is the most extensive collection of educational podcasts out there. Features a host of full-fledged courses. Titles include:
  • University of California – Davis
  • UCLA
    • Burkle Center Podcasts Feed Web Site
      • The Burkle Center for International Relations fosters research on the role of the United States in global security, military, political, social and economic affairs
    • Bruincast Web Site
      • UCLA posts here a series of webcasts of current UCLA courses. Although most are password protected, there are some interesting courses open to the public.
    • UCSF iTunes Feed Web Site
      • Features continuing medical education podcasts from one of America’s leading medical schools.
    • University Channel iTunes Audio iTunes Video Audio Feed Video Feed Web Site
      • Princeton has assembled a collection of public affairs lectures, panels and events from academic institutions all over the world. You can find podcasted lectures here from some of the world’s leading thinkers.
    • University of Arizona iTunes Web Site
    • University of Chicago
      • Center for International Studies iTunes Feed Web Site
      • Graduate School of Business iTunes Feed Web Site
      • Law Faculty Talks iTunes Feed Web Site
      • The Arabic Circle iTunes Feed
        • The University of Chicago’s Center for Middle Eastern studies offers weekly lectures in Arabic that include social, cultural and academic investigations of the Arabic speaking world. Students will find it handy for practicing their comprehension.
    • University of Glasgow
      • Kant’s Epistemology iTunes Web Site
        • An 11-episode course on the philosopher, Immanuel Kant, and his theories on how we think/understand/learn.
    • University of Maine iTunes Web Site
    • University of Melbourne iTunes Feed Web Site
      • A podcast of research, personalities and cultural offerings at the University of Melbourne
    • University of Pennsylvania (General Collection) iTunes Web Site
      • Wharton School (Business)
        • Knowledge@Wharton Audio Articles iTunes Feed Web Site
          • Lectures/speeches from major faculty and business leaders presented at Wharton, one of the finest b-schools in the country.
    • University of Southern California iTunes Web Site
    • University of Sydney Feed Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Vanderbilt University iTunes
      • A robust collection of lectures on diverse subjects.
    • Wellseley College iTunes Web Site
    • Yale University iTunes Feed
      • Individual lectures available to date, many by Yale’s leading thinkers..

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