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Explore your world with free learning from The Open University

Updated Tuesday 7th November 2017

We've thousand of free learning items across OpenLearn - from games to full free online courses. Need help with where to start? We've a few ideas right here...

Since 1999, The Open University has been making free learning available to everyone online. From 2008, all that learning has been in one place - OpenLearn. The site you're looking at now.

We've got thousands of ways to learn - short articles by academic experts from the OU and beyond; videos; podcasts - even, if you're really keen, free courses. You can find your own way through our content - navigate by subject at the top of the page; choose by type of experience at the top right of most pages - or look to the bottom, where subjects and experience are listed again. Or, to get started - why not see what's popular right now?

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