Skip to content

News & Press

Leading Organizations Across Tech, Business, and Healthcare Partner with 2U to Expand Educational Access

Written by 2U on Nov 13, 2023

Related content: Courses

Over a dozen partners recently joined as edX members to offer open courses in high-demand topics on edX

LANHAM, Md. – Nov. 13, 2023 – 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), the company behind global online learning platform edX, recently welcomed more than a dozen leading organizations as partners. These organizations join more than 250 university and corporate partners committed to expanding access to affordable, high-quality online education for millions of learners worldwide.

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, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and University of Denver, who already partner with 2U to deliver executive education courses and boot camp programs respectively, are expanding their portfolios to include open courses.

“With the addition of these institutions to the edX platform, we're further solidifying our leadership in the digital education space,” said Andrew Hermalyn, President of Partnerships at 2U, the company behind edX. “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 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, 2U is committed to expanding its existing portfolio of free-to-degree offerings on edX that meet learners where they are, with the courses and programs they need to drive impactful career outcomes.

About 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU) 2U is a global leader in online education. Guided by its founding mission to eliminate the back row in higher education, 2U has spent 15 years advancing the technology and innovation to deliver world-class learning outcomes at scale. Through its global online learning platform edX, 2U connects more than 81 million people with thousands of affordable, career-relevant learning opportunities in partnership with 250 of the world's leading universities, institutions, and industry experts. From free courses to full degrees, 2U is creating a better future for all through the power of high-quality online education. Learn more at

About edX edX is the global online learning platform that fuels the world’s ambition. edX was developed in 2012 by Harvard and MIT to make the world’s best education available to everyone. Today, as a part of 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), edX connects over 81 million people with online learning to meet every professional moment. Together with top-ranked universities and organizations at the forefront of their fields, edX offers thousands of job-relevant programs across nearly every career discipline, from artificial intelligence and robotics to sustainability and public health. Find online courses, certificates, boot camps, and degrees that fuel your ambition at

Media Contact:

Learn more about us.

At 2U, we’re on a mission—to eliminate the back row in higher education and help partners thrive in the digital age. To learn more about who we are and what we do, follow the links below.