UC BERKELEY edX Courses
offering massive Online Courses !
Get Your Certificate Online !
MIT HARVARD UC Berkeley Stanford and More
TOP UNIVERSITY UC BERKELEY edX
Harvard University,UC Berkeley, MIT and Stanford University are offering Online Studies, available for everyone. A sample of the offered Studies :
Partnership Harvard University and MIT ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) .
In April 2012 Harvard University and MIT announced edX, a partnership created to offer online courses and online learning to Millions of People around the World . EdX will offer Harvard and MIT Classes online for FREE , with as broad an initial set of courses as possible .
Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
EdX is a non - profit created by founding partners Harvard University and The Massachusets Institute of Technology ( MIT ), whose Mission is to bring Higher Education to Students of all ages anywhere in the World wherever there is Internet access . EdX's free online MOOC's ( Massive Open Online Courses ) are Interactive and subjects include Computer Science , Public Health and Artificial Intelligence .
Visit the Website : www.edx.org
The University of California Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The university occupies 1,232 acres (499 ha) on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres (72 ha). Berkeley is considered a Public Ivy and the flagship institution of the 10 campus University of California system. Cal is one of only two UC campuses operating on a semester calendar, the other being UC Merced.
Established in 1868 as the result of the merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College inOakland, Berkeley is the oldest institution in the UC system and offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. Berkeley has been charged with providing both "classical" and "practical" education for the state's people. Berkeley co-manages three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Berkeley faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 71 Nobel Prizes (including 28 alumni Nobel laureates), 9 Wolf Prizes, 7 Fields Medals, 15 Turing Awards, 45 MacArthur Fellowships, 20 Academy Awards, and 11 Pulitzer Prizes. To date, UC Berkeley and its researchers are associated with 6chemical elements of the periodic table (Californium, Seaborgium, Berkelium, Einsteinium, Fermium, Lawrencium) and Berkeley Lab has discovered 16 chemical elements in total – more than any other university in the world. Berkeley is a founding member of the Association of American Universities and continues to have very high research activity with $652.4 million in research and development expenditures in 2009. Berkeley physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic bomb in the world, which he personally headquartered at Los Alamos, New Mexico, during World War II. Faculty member Edward Teller was (together with Stanislaw Ulam) the "father of the hydrogen bomb". Known as the California Golden Bears (often shortened to "Cal Bears" or just "Cal"), the athletic teams are members of both the Pacific-12 Conference and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in the NCAA.
Berkeley is ranked 5th among 300 Best World Universities in 2012 compiled by Human Resources & Labor Review(HRLR) on Measurements of World's Top 300 Universities Graduates' Performance .
The Academic Ranking of World Universities, a ranking of research impact and productivity, regarded the university as 3rd worldwide in 2013. The 2012-2013 Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed Berkeley 9th in the world, 6th in the United States, and 3rd in California. In the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings Berkeley was ranked the world's 5th most prestigious university and one of six globally recognized "super brands." The 2012 QS World University Rankings placed Berkeley 22nd in the world, 14th in the United States, and 3rd in California. In 2009 the Center for Measuring University Performance placed Berkeley ninth among national research universities.
In 2013 Kiplinger ranked Berkeley 8th out of the top 100 best-value public colleges and universities in the nation, and 2nd in California.
Berkeley ranks 9th among universities that have produced the largest number of living billionaires.