WHO WE ARE

OOAc is a New York based organization for online education in architecture, engineering, art, design, and related fields. We offer education that can help you at every stage of your studies and career.  We launched in November 2013 and have now more than 40,000 students in our 10 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).

OUR MISSION

OOAc offers online design education to anyone, anywhere in the world, using the possibilities of technology to achieve the maximum result in minimum time.

OUR VISION

Education can change the world and help society. We want to improve the existing approach and invent new methods for teaching, learning, and working. We believe that online education will offer new opportunities and enable anyone with the access to the internet to follow their passion for learning.

WHAT WE DO

We help our students discover their passion and follow it.  We offer design education from the largest to the smallest scales, including MOOCs, webinars, workshops, tours and individual mentoring. We offer both theoretical and practical courses that bridge between the academic excellence and professional work.


Our Mission

OPEN ONLINE ACADEMY IS BUILDING A BETTER WORLD THROUGH ONLINE EDUCATION AND DESIGN. WE OFFER FREE DESIGN EDUCATION TO ANYONE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, USING ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE OPEN ACCESS TO ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS. AS WE CONTINUE TO DEVELOP NEW METHODOLOGIES AND TOOLS FOR ONLINE EDUCATION, WE WELCOME TO OUR COMMUNITY ANYONE WHO IS PASSIONATE ABOUT TEACHING AND LEARNING TO JOIN US.

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Learn to Build a Better World!

“Many thanks to all who so generously gave of their time and talent – I met wonderful human beings and learned so much.”

Cherie F., Switzerland

Global Leader, Ernst & Young

“I am so happy for participating in this project, and wish to join future courses and will tell my friends about this wonderful experience.”

Charanya, India

Architect

“Many thanks for helping to make our dreams come possible. Now I know what it means that a stranger is just a fiend you don’t know.“

Molly J, Namibia

School Teacher

“Thank you very much for this wonderful opportunity of participating in this amazing project! It was an incredible experience I will cherish all my life.”

Amanda J, Honduras

Architect

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