Free online Courses and Learning Resources

Being a perfect opportunity for many people worldwide to enhance their educational level, obtain new knowledge and skills, online learning is gaining popularity every year. Publicly accessible through the web so-called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are now considered the most widely used and free learning source. The majority of them are developed by the world’s leading universities (like Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania and others) and include a full access to video lectures, discussions and practical assignments.

Nowadays, a wide range of MOOCs in many disciplines is offered through a number of online resources.

Free online courses and learning resources

ProviderCoursesTotal number of learners exceedsCertificationHead office
coursera.orgYesYes22 000 000Verified CertificateUSA
edx.orgYesYes9 500 000Verified CertificateXSeries certificateUSA
alison.comYesNo8 000 000Alison Certificate or DiplomaIreland
futurelearn.comYesNo5 200 000Statement of ParticipationCertificate of AchievementUK
openculture.comYesNo2 000 000NoUSA
khanacademy.orgYesNo10 000 000NoUSA