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EduOpen is a network of academic institutions offering highly qualified courses. Qualifications include: Attendance Certificate, Verified Certificate or formal University Credits (Italian CFUs or ECTS). Course attendance is free and open to everyone. All students who complete a course are entitled to a digital badge issued by Bestr, a CINECA badge factory, and certifying the achievements made and the competences acquired.

Latest News

EduOpen is official partner of EMEMITALIA2016 conference to be held in Modena, on September 7-9, 2016. The session themes will regard changes generated by technology in the processes of learning and of knowledge building. Many contributions about EduOpen project and courses will be presented during the conference. Visit the site to discover more about the event and to view the presentations of Italian and international researchers. 

  • A few weeks ago the University of Padova signed agreements to join EduOpen and is already at work to produce new open courses. Unipd is the 15th University in the network: excellent result! 

  • The press conference to present the project EduOpen was held on April 21, 2016, at Ministry of Education, University and Research, Viale Trastevere, 76/A, Rome. Speakers include: Oscar Pasquali, MIUR; Maurizio Ricci, University of Foggia; Angel O. Andrisano, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia; Gaetano Manfredi, Crui; Emilio Ferrari, Cineca; Sauro Longhi, Garr; Tommaso Minerva, EduOpen coordinator. 

  • A meeting about the EDUOPEN Network Project will be held on Tuesday, April 5th, starting at 10 in the Auditorium Complesso di Santa Lucia (Via Ariosto, 35). The Project aims at providing a catalogue of courses offered as MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) – this met the interest of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, and the project was thus awarded a specific grant of 100,000 Euros. 13 Italian universities will take part in the meeting: Polytechnic of Bari, Bari Aldo Moro, Ferrara, Foggia, Genoa, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Parma, Milano-Bicocca, Venice Ca' Foscari, Salento, Perugia, Bolzano, Politecnica delle Marche. The project has the University of Foggia as leading institution; responsible for the organizational, managerial and technological aspect is EDUNOVA, the Inter-University Centre for joint e-learning services linking the Universities of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Parma. The day will start with the greetings of Livio Zerbini and Andrea Maggi (SE@ - Centre of communication technologies, innovation and learning at a distance) and will include sessions dedicated to the status of the project, the kick-off event, the scheduling of courses and the opening of membership to cultural and scientific institutions.

  • The University Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona) joins EduOpen and becomes the 13th University in the Network.

  • The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano joins EduOpen and becomes the 12th University in the Network.

  • On Monday, February 1st, an EduOpen Meeting will be held in the San Servolo Conference Centre in Venice. The aim of the meeting will be to reflect on how to disseminate the EduOpen initiative as well as on the issue of course design. Participation in the meeting is Open to everyone.

EduOpen tweets!

EduopenNetwork RT @AnnoviGiulia: Grazie a @EduopenNetwork e @tommasominerva per avermi aperto gli occhi sul mondo dei #MOOC in #Italia | #ddj
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EduopenNetwork 8 Giugno, ore 17.00, @paoloferri in diretta streaming presenterà il corso sui Nativi Digitali. Su @EduopenNetwork
EduopenNetwork Il 31 Maggio è stato avviato il corso su 'Nativi Digitali, un nuovo modo di apprendimento' di @paoloferri
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The Eduopen Network Partners

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University of Bari Aldo Moro
Polytechnic of Bari
Free University of
University of Catania
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University of Ferrara
University of Foggia
 University of Genoa
Università Politecnica
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University of
Modena and Reggio Emilia
University of Milano Bicocca
University of Parma
University of Perugia
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University of Salento
Ca' Foscari
University of Venice
 University of Padova



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