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About AcademiaCentral

The mission of AcademiaCentral, as a joint venture between the M3 Center at the University of South Florida and Association of North America Higher Education International is to connect academicians around the world, promote globalization among  student and faculty members, enhance global initiatives among member institutions and deepen global engagement. AcademiaCentral believes that the problems of the future will be solved by global citizens who understand, appreciate and respect other cultures.

Our Objectives

1. Create opportunities for the global exchange of people and ideas that promote intercultural competence and appreciation.
2. Help building robust and sustainable partnerships among member institutions necessary for innovative and cooperative solutions to the global challenges.
3. Encourage the creation of academic programs in member institutions informed by the global context.
4. Encourage member institutions to create learning experiences that allow students to integrate successfully into international communities and work environments at home and abroad.
5. Create innovative, global educational programs for members.
7. Enable exchange of visiting scholars among member institutions.
8. Hold an international education conference.

About mooc.AcademiaCentral.org Courses

AcademiaCentral offers a series of courses, certificate program and other educational content as its part of Massive Online Open Courses initiative. These courses, certificate programs and other offerings belong to partner universities, institutions and/or organizations. AcademiaCentral does not control the content for the MOOCs. In some courses, partner institutions may offer a certificate, credit for free or a fee. This is called verified track in MOOCs. Some benefits of the verified tracks may include: 

  • Unlimited Course Access: Learn at your own pace, and access materials anytime to brush up on what you've learned.

  • Graded Assignments: Build your skills through graded assignments and projects.

  • Easily Sharable: Add the certificate to your CV or resume, or post it directly on LinkedIn.

  • Support our Mission: AcademiaCentral MOOC and academic partners relies on verified certificates to help fund affordable education to everyone globally.

Please read the terms and conditions for AcademiaCentral MOOC here. Please check the course/certificate/program well before you purchase a verified version. Since the all or part of the program in each MOOC is available as a audit version (free version), there is no refunds for verified purchases.