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Online courses from University of Cambridge

Cambridge University has been discovering, challenging and inspiring for over 800 years. Its students and researchers are bold and innovative thinkers, passionate about learning and about contributing to the world around us. Journeys of discovery that led to splitting the atom and understanding the structure of DNA are today helping to tackle the world’s most urgent problems, from mitigating climate change to preventing the next pandemic to solving societal inequalities.

With a community that is global and diverse in thought and people, the University has more than 19,000 students from over 100 countries and 200,000 alumni spread worldwide. Its research collaborations proudly link to every continent and to leading industrial partners, including Microsoft, AstraZeneca, Rolls-Royce and Unilever, ensuring that the next generation of employees are equipped with the skills and global outlook they need to succeed.

At its heart, Cambridge’s mission is to enrich society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest levels of excellence. By collaborating with EdX, the University is enabling learners from all over the globe to benefit from Cambridge’s passion for knowledge and discovery, giving as many people as possible the chance to experience the quality of a Cambridge education. Learn more about the University by visiting

University of Cambridge Constituent Colleges

The University of Cambridge has 31 constituent colleges, founded between the 13th and the 20th centuries. The constituent colleges provide funding, accommodation, or both, for some of the academic posts in the university, with the majority of Cambridge academics being a fellow of a college in addition to their Faculty/Department role. They are self-governed charities in their own right, with their own endowments and possessions.