Free University Online Courses

This page is no longer updat­ed, please our new col­lec­tion of Free Cours­es from lead­ing uni­ver­si­ties.


  • Carnegie Mel­lon Open Learn­ing Ini­tia­tive
    • A col­lec­tion of free online cours­es and course mate­ri­als. Cours­es range from physics and chem­istry, to french and sta­tis­tics, to eco­nom­ics and cal­cu­lus.
  • Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty — The Fath­om Archive
    • This archive, pro­vid­ed by Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty, offers access to a com­plete range of free con­tent devel­oped by mem­ber insti­tu­tions for Fath­om. The mem­ber insti­tu­tions includ­ed the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chica­go, Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan, Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics, British Muse­um, and British Pub­lic Library, among oth­ers.

  • Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty — e‑Seminars
    • Colum­bia offers here a series of e‑seminars, which are three to five hour online class­es. Reg­is­tra­tion is required. How­ev­er, Colum­bia offers a 60-day free tri­al before ask­ing for pay­ment.
  • Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty
  • Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty
    • CyberOne: Law in the Court of Pub­lic Opin­ion. Click here to access. Also see Open Cul­ture descrip­tion.
    • Home­r­ic Odyssey and the Cul­ti­va­tion of Jus­tice. Cick here to access.
    • Under­stand­ing Com­put­ers and the Inter­net. Click here for more info.
  • Johns Hop­kins School of Pub­lic Health — Open­Course­Ware
    • The project pro­vides access to course mate­ri­als from the school’s most pop­u­lar cours­es.
  • MIT Open­Course­Ware
    • Pro­vides access to MIT syl­labi and course mate­ri­als for edu­ca­tors, stu­dents,
      and self-learn­ers around the world. MIT is the leader in the Open­Course­Ware ini­tia­tive.
  • MIT Open­Course­ware (with Video and Audio)
    • While
      MIT’s Open­Course­ware ini­tia­tive most­ly focus­es on pro­vid­ing edu­ca­tors
      with syl­labi, read­ing lists and lec­ture notes for MIT cours­es, the
      uni­ver­si­ty has decid­ed to pro­vide more com­plete video and audio
      ele­ments for some cours­es. You can access the list here.
  • Notre Dame Open­Course­Ware
    • A very diver­si­fied set of edu­ca­tion­al resources for fac­ul­ty,
      stu­dents, and self-learn­ers through­out the world.
  • Open­Course­Ware
    • The Open­Course­Ware Con­sor­tium is a col­lab­o­ra­tion of more than 100
      high­er edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions world­wide com­mit­ted to cre­at­ing free and open dig­i­tal pub­li­ca­tions of high qual­i­ty edu­ca­tion­al mate­ri­als. Here you can find a com­plete list of uni­ver­si­ties offer­ing Open­Course­Ware.
  • Open­Learn
    • The Open Uni­ver­si­ty’s Open­Learn web­site pro­vides free and open edu­ca­tion­al resources for learn­ers and edu­ca­tors around the world.
  • Paris­Tech “Grad School” Open­Course­Ware
    • A large col­lec­tion of free course mate­ri­als pre­sent­ed by eleven of France’s fore­most sci­en­tif­ic and engi­neer­ing insti­tu­tions.
  • Tufts Open­Course­Ware
    • Fol­low­ing MIT, Tufts is mak­ing avail­able its syl­labi, read­ing lists and course mate­ri­als for edu­ca­tors around the world. They’re putting a focus on med­i­cine, den­tistry, nutri­tion, for­eign rela­tions, and arts & sci­ences.

Uni­ver­si­ty Video

Uni­ver­si­ty Radio Shows


  • George­town Uni­ver­si­ty Forum
    • The George­town Uni­ver­si­ty Forum is a week­ly radio pro­gram high­light­ing
      the research and exper­tise of George­town Uni­ver­si­ty fac­ul­ty.

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  • salim says:

    dear sir/madam
    I want to study eng­lish lan­guage online.
    thanks

  • dear sir or madamm
    i am shak­ib zohre­van­di and i am an indus­tri­al engi­neer and i want to know how can i con­tin­ue my edu­ca­tion in your uni­ver­si­ty . free and online

    Best regards

    Shak­ib zohre­van­di

  • AJAYI MATTHEW OLUWABUNMI says:

    I am Ajayi Matthew Oluwabun­mi, i and an Advanced Diplo­ma in Cor­po­rate Admin­is­tra­tion and Reg­istry Man­age­ment cer­tifi­cate hold­er. How can I con­tin­ue my edcu­a­tion. I have an expe­ri­enced in HR for 3 years.

  • Md. Sadikul Islam says:

    I want to learn a online course. please help me. How to com­plete a online course.

  • RANAIVOSON Nathalia says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    It’s the first time that I vis­it this site and I am very hap­py that you can pro­vide an on-line study. In fact, I have already got my bach­e­lor in Eng­lish and I want to con­tin­ue to get my mas­ter in Eng­lish. Could you please help since if it is free and online, I am ready to get this degree from your uni­ver­si­ty.

    Natha

  • Khandoker Kawsar says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am a Law Grad­u­ate from Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don (External)and about to fin­ish my Bar-at-Law from City law School, City Uni­ver­si­ty Lon­don. I want to be proud by com­plet­ing any free online Course from Har­vard Uni­vet­si­ty. I would be hap­py to get the infor­ma­tion from you about What my way for­ward is? Thank you.

  • jihan dana says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    It’s the first time that I vis­it this site and I am very hap­py that you can pro­vide an on-line free study. In fact, i near­ly have mas­ter degree in pub­lic health so Iam prepar­ing my the­sis about eval­u­a­tion the school health pro­gram in pales­tine and I want to con­tin­ue to get my PHD.in pub­lic health, Could you please help since if it is free and online, I am ready to get this degree from Har­vard uni­ver­si­ty
    .

  • yaasir says:

    i am request­ing for online uni­ver­si­ty

  • cours­es need for den­tistry har­vard uni­ver­si­ty…

    I was search­ing for cours­es need for den­tistry har­vard uni­ver­si­ty” and found this your page (Maui Weath­er Today ” Hawai­ian Islands weath­er details & Alo­ha …). Not what i actu­al­ly searched, but your post looked inter­est­ing.…

  • mencalo abimiku says:

    dear sir/madamm i real­ly need your assi­tance to study online and how do i start. thanks

  • mitra says:

    hel­lo
    my name is mitra khani and i study radi­ol­o­gy in Iran and i want to have high­er degrees in your uni plz guide me

  • Mansoor says:

    Dear Sir/Madam

    I like to fol­low a Math­e­mat­ics (Applied Mathematics)free online degree course and obtain a degree.Please advise me,How can I start this course

  • […] 2010 by saadrah­man This one has a lot of links regard­ing most of the online web­cast resources: http://www.openculture.com/2006/10/free_university‑2.html Some oth­ers: http://webcast.georgetown.edu/ http://www.virginia.edu/uvapodcast/ […]

  • c.pari says:

    i have online com­put­er sci­ence cours­es. pls required for my mail pls…

  • musa b.l.Gwazah says:

    help me to study with you, i am a mis­sonary.

  • Mark Yak Yak says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    Thank you very much for giv­ing me this oppor­tu­ni­ty to write to your office to show my inter­est in study­ing at Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don (exter­nal pro­gram). I am a col­lege grad­u­ate with diplo­ma in Human Resours­es Man­age­ment from Inter-Africa Col­lege of Man­age­ment in Nairo­bi, Kenya.

    Since I com­plet­ed my diplo­ma pro­gram in 2007,I have been look­ing for a schol­ar­ship to com­plete the degree course in Human Resources Man­age­ment, but I have been unable to get it. For­tu­nate­ly, I decid­ed to vis­it your web­site today and found out that the Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don among oth­ers offers online free cours­es in any fields.

    For this rea­son, I am request­ing your office to assist me by offer­ing me online free course in Human Resources Man­age­ment. I want to study for degree in this field at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don. I am con­fi­dent that I can suc­cess­ful­ly do my course if I am giv­en the oppor­tu­ni­ty to do it online.

    I look for­ward to hear­ing from your pos­i­tive con­sid­er­a­tion and thank you once again for your coop­er­a­tion.

    Yours sin­cere­ly

    Mark Yak Yak

  • Peo­ple with no choic­es often see these options quite ben­e­fi­cial. Learn­ing and get­ting edu­ca­tion has no lim­its or spe­cif­ic ways. Debates and dis­cus­sions on such mat­ters been a part since such sys­tem was intro­duced. But it’s a fact we can’t change one’s opin­ion.
    Any­way look­ing to see some more com­ments.

  • C. Coburn says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am inter­est­ed in your free online pro­gram to pur­sue a Mas­ters degree in Education.Your assis­tance will be high­ly appre­ci­at­ed in help­ing me to enhance my abil­i­ties to do bet­ter at my job as a teacher.

  • Ots okay.And can appli­ca­tions and admis­sion be done on line.

  • abdikadir says:

    for you thank most i would like to learn com­put­er engi­neer­ing

  • sir/mam
    i have to know about film mak­ing TV production.but cant afford,can u help me how i can learn about film n TV pro­duc­tion

    reply plz
    afzal

  • Joel Nwachukwu says:

    Sir/ma.
    I would like to get details on how I can offer a free online course on human resource man­age­ment.

  • Devon white says:

    Can any­one help me to find out how i can get start­ed on this web­site im 22 years old and cant afford to go to col­lege i want to go into radi­ol­gy pro­gram. And work at a hos­pi­tal. But i need to get my degree in radi­ol­gy. can any­one help me get start­ed.

  • Udayan Dewan says:

    Dear Sir,
    I would be pleased if you kind­ly give me the address of Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty where I could pros­e­cute my MS/PhD in Envi­ron­men­tal sci­ence thru’on­line.

    Dewan U

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