More than a dozen leading organisations have recently joined 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), the company behind the global online learning platform edX. These institutions join more than 250 university and corporate partners committed to providing millions of learners worldwide with affordable, high-quality online education.
These new partners, including global universities and industry leaders, will offer open courses on edX in some of today’s most relevant topics, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, healthcare, business, and sustainability. They include EIT Food, Escola do Caos, Fortinet, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Integrative Mental Health University, Institute of Product Leadership, International Compliance Association (ICA), MGH Institute of Health Professions, MindEdge, New England Medical Innovation Center, Osmosis from Elsevier, Qualtrics, The External Studies Institute, Universidade de São Paulo, and Xccelerate. Additionally, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and the University of Denver, who already partner with 2U to deliver executive education courses and boot camp programs, are expanding their portfolios to include open courses.
2U and its partners continue to invest in high-quality, cutting-edge content across the most in-demand fields. As one of the world’s leading developers of tech talent, the company is committed to expanding its existing portfolio of free-to-degree offerings on edX that meet learners where they are with the courses and programmes they need to drive impactful career outcomes.
Speaking about the latest development, Andrew Hermalyn, President of Partnerships at 2U, the company behind edX, said:
With the addition of these institutions to the edX platform, we’re further solidifying our leadership in the digital education space. In an era where flexible online learning is in high demand, our partnerships not only enhance accessibility and affordability but also enrich the edX platform with high-quality, relevant content. This naturally attracts dedicated learners, laying the groundwork for increased organic engagement and efficient marketing.
2U has spent 15 years advancing technology and innovation to deliver world-class learning outcomes at scale, guided by its founding mission to eliminate the back row in higher education. In collaboration with over 250 leading universities, institutions, and industry experts, the platform connects over 81 million people with thousands of affordable, career-relevant learning opportunities through its global online learning platform, edX. Through the power of high-quality online education, 2U is creating a better future for all, from free courses to complete degrees.