EdX is a non-profit collaborative organization and web portal created by founding partners Harvard and MIT. It brings the best of higher education to students around the world. EdX offers interactive Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, artificial intelligence, and more.

edX aims to become a leading resource for learners and learning worldwide by staying focused on the goals and principles set forth when forming edX:

Its goals include:

  • Expand access to education for everyone
  • Enhance teaching and learning on campus and online
  • Advance teaching and learning through research

edX principles include:

  • Not for profit
  • Open source platform
  • Collaborative
  • Financially sustainable