How It Works

Find a Course and Start Learning Now

Real Classes

From
Science
to Art to
Technology,
edX offers
simply the best
classes from the best professors and universities.

Check out the new edX Demo course.

An Amazing Experience

From our
think tank to
your screen—
we help you
learn through cool tools, videos and game-like labs, like our 3D virtual molecule builder.

On Your Schedule

Take edX 
courses at 
your pace, 
at home or in a cafe.
Earn your Certificate of Achievement, or just audit the course.
Our virtual 'classroom' is open 24/7 and everyone is accepted.

Meet New Friends

Use the latest in
peer-to-peer
social learning
tools and connect
with smart and
passionate people, 
just like you, from around
the world.

Learn more: take the new edX Demo course here. More questions? Read our FAQ

Become an edX student, it's easy...

  • Find your new course

    Search the courses page and explore topics and professors. We're always adding more.

  • Review and choose

    Read through the course prerequisites and time commitment so you know what to expect.

  • Become an edX student

    Just click "Register Now", both edX and the classes are free (yes, really).

  • Start studying and have fun

    Crack the virtual books, start studying and connect with others online - and have fun!