University of the People


University of the People

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first tuition free online academic institution dedicated to the global advancement and democratization of higher education.

Location: Pasadena, CA, USA
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2018

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School profile: An online opportunity for those who lack alternatives

Started by Shai Reshef. Last reply by Deborah J. Boyd Sep 4, 2010. 1 Reply

"Welcome to the tuition fee-free world of the University of the People (UoPeople) – an online non-profit…Continue

Educating the Many

Started by Shai Reshef Mar 9, 2010. 0 Replies

"...I founded University of the People (UoPeople) in an effort to rewrite the statistics. With 20 years of experience in international education, I have seen…Continue

Advancing Global Access to Digital Higher Education

Started by Shai Reshef Feb 25, 2010. 0 Replies

University of the People and Yale University Law School ISP Research PartnershipThe vessels of higher education are changing.  The Internet, social networking and open resources make it possible to…Continue

Tags: Yale Law School, UoPeople, Reshef, Shai

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Comment by Shai Reshef on February 16, 2011 at 7:31am
Check out this blog posting about UoPeople on "Enter the Group"
Comment by Shai Reshef on April 6, 2010 at 8:40am
"...By not worrying about tuition fees and geographical location, a student has two fewer things to fret about, hence allowing increased happiness."

I invite you to read the article published today on the Jakarta Post:
Comment by Shai Reshef on March 21, 2010 at 7:05am
Bringing quality higher ed to students around the world is certainly not a one man job. Spread the word by going to
Comment by Shai Reshef on March 15, 2010 at 3:52am
Read what the Financial Times wrote about UoPeople : the online opportunity for those who lack alternatives
Comment by Shai Reshef on February 24, 2010 at 3:49am
UoPeople: A Great Experiment
Comment by Shai Reshef on February 22, 2010 at 4:30am
I invite you to read "Tuition-free, online education? Try University of the People", published today on

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