A Comprehensive List of MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) Providers

The recent emergence of Massive Open Online Courses, commonly known as MOOCs, is revolutionizing the online education world and is having a profound impact on higher education. With the growing adoption of MOOCs, the number of MOOC providers has also increased many folds.

Below is a comprehensive and up-to-date list of MOOC providers; might be helpful to all interested.

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List of MOOC Providers

  1. EdX - A Not-for-profit enterprise with MIT and Harvard universities as founding partners.
  2. Coursera - A social entrepreneurship company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University.
  3. NovoEd - Rebranded version of Stanford’s Venture Lab, with a special focus on students collaboration and real-world course projects.
  4. Udacity - Udacity was an outgrowth of a Stanford University experiment in which Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig offered their ‘Introduction to Artificial Intelligence’ course online for free in which over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled.
  5. Futurelearn  - The first UK-led multi-institutional platform, partnering with 17 UK universities, offering MOOC to students around the world. It is a private company owned by the Open University.
  6. OpenUpEd  - First Pan-European MOOC initiative, with support of the European commission.  It includes partners from 11 countries.
  7. iversity  - A company with a diverse interdisciplinary team from Berlin presently offering MOOC  production fellowship and collaboration network for academia.
  8. Open2Study - An initiative of Open Universities Australia which itself is a leading provider  online education through collaboration of several Australian universities.
  9. Canvas - An open, online course network that connects students, teachers & institutions
  10. 10gen Education  - An online learning platform run by 10gen (the MongoDB company)
  11. OpenLearning  
  12. Class2Go - UWA  
  13. Class2Go - Stanford  - Now in maintenance mode. Will be merged with edX platform.
  14. MRUniversity  - Focusing on economics courses, founded by two GMU professors
  15. Academic Earth
  1. P2PU - Peer to Peer University is a non-profit online community based learning platform, founded with funding from the Hewlett Foundation and the Shuttleworth Foundation.
  2. Udemy - An online learning platform that allows anyone to host their video courses.
  3. Caltech’s ‘Learning From Data’ Course
  4. OpenHPI  - The educational Internet platform of the German Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, focusing on courses in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
  5. UoPeople - University of the People (UoPeople) is a tution-free, non-profit, online academic institution offering undergraduate programs in Business Administration and Computer Science.
  6. Saylor  - A non-profit organization that provides over 280 free, self-paced courses.
  7. World Education University  - WEU
  8. CourseSites MOOCs 
  9. Open Learning Initiative - CMU
  10. Unimooc
  11. iDESWEB
  12. WideWorldEd - First Canadian MOOC provider
  13. Eliademy
  14. MOOC on Philanthropy
  15. Alison
  16. Khan Academy  - Finally, it’s included in the list!
  17. Schoo - Japan’s MOOC provider. Presently, offering more than 130 courses
  18. Veduca - From Brazil
  19. Acamica 35. Poynter’s News University
  20. @ral
  21. Aquent
  22. Kennesaw State University’s MOOC Kennesaw State University will offer “K-12 Blended and Online Learning MOOC “, its first, beginning January 2014
  23. Pedagogy First  - ffers program for online teaching certificate
  24. Think CERCA  - Chicago based company helps develop critical thinking and writing skills for a better K-12 education 39.Modern Lessons  - Helps teachers to become tech savvy and more engaged
  25. Santa Fe Institute Santa Fe Institute is offering a series of MOOCs covering the field of complex systems science ranging from beginner to expert levels, courtesy Complexity Explorer Project. Here is a detailed post.