Friday, March 21, 2008

11 places to get University courses for free

Not everybody can go to the MIT or the Oxford or the Yale university, but you can get courses from these universities for free. Such courses are popularly know as Open Courses and are perfect for people with jobs, children, disabilities, or commitments that make attending regular classes an impossibility. So here is a list of 11 places where you can get access to thousands of courses and lecture notes from some of the top universities of the world you wish you were able to study at.

1. MIT Open Courseware provides 1800 courses on diverse subjects from history to biology, from physics to astronomy. This site is a huge resource for students.

2. Berkeley Webcasts provides webcasts and podcasts of courses from the Unversity of California, Berkely.

3. Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to seven introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University namely, Astronomy, English, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Religious Studies.

4. University of Utah courses on about 14 different subjects

5. University of Washington courses for computer science & engineering

6. The Open University is a distance learning university founded to bring higher education to people who are unable to study at a conventional university.

7. Notre Dame OCW is a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners throughout the world.

8. The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.

9. Osaka University Open Course Ware Pilot is a collections of Osaka University's educational materials which is actually used in the courses taught at Osaka University. The materials are published so that they may be accessed by those who are interested in higher education at Osaka University.

10. The Web Lecture Archive Project is a joint venture between the UM-ATLAS Collaboratory Project, the University of Michigan Media Union, and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics. Its goal is to implement this electronic archival system for slide-based presentations on the Internet.

11. John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health specializes in topics from medical science.



  1. Very good info . Very easy to use the website.


  2. Very Useful Information


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