Free Online Courses at the University of Harvard

  • If you have been searching for a program to enhance your CV/Resume or for personal development, here’s good news for you: Harvard University is currently accepting applications from students worldwide for short online courses. Upon successful completion of these courses, a certificate will be issued to qualifying students.

Established in 1636, Harvard University is a renowned institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a legacy spanning almost four centuries. Boasting a faculty of distinguished scholars, Harvard has consistently upheld its commitment to academic excellence, producing Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and world leaders. The university’s emphasis on diversity has created a dynamic community of students from around the world, fostering a rich exchange of ideas.

Harvard’s influence extends far beyond its historic campus. Comprising various schools, including Harvard College and graduate schools for law, business, and medicine, the institution is a hub of innovation and research. Its iconic Harvard Yard serves as the center of campus life, surrounded by historic buildings and lush greenery. With cutting-edge facilities and one of the largest academic library systems globally, Harvard continues to shape the landscape of education, research, and leadership, leaving an indelible mark on the global intellectual landscape.


  • Short Courses

Targeted Countries

  • Open to all Nations


  • Online


  • Varies


The short courses will cover the following subject areas:

  • Programming
  • Data Science
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education & Teaching
  • Health & Medicine
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for short courses, applicant must meet the following:

  1. Have good internet access.
  2. Open to all nations
  3. Applicant of any age can apply.


  • No tuition fee
  • Learn from anywhere in the world
  • No registration fee
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Certificate issue by a prestigious University (for a token)
  • Digital certificate will be awarded

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit their application online. Candidates should ensure the online form is properly filled and submitted.

For further information about the scholarship application process, kindly CLICK HERE to visit the official webpage.

Course Deadline

Not specified