List of the Best University and College Podcasts

University podcasts offer students and non-students alike an opportunity to learn more about topics that interest them. Courses run the gamut from the arts to the sciences and are often free. As podcast tides can quickly shift and change, we've listed some of the most current available programming.

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University and College Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to get your news, entertainment and information on the go. Many colleges and universities offer regular podcasts that include notable lectures, educational topics and news and info from the institution. Read on to discover some of the best university and college podcasts.

Listening and Learning

You can find educational and informational podcasts two ways: By searching institutions' websites or downloading the free iTunes application and browsing the podcast directory. Below you'll find Web links to some of our favorite podcasting colleges and universities, but you can also catch any of these podcasts by going straight to iTunes.

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford offers educational podcasts from almost every academic division, including the humanities, physical and life sciences, social sciences, mathematics, medical sciences and more.

University of California, Davis

All instructors at UC Davis have the opportunity to record courses and lectures for podcast. As a result, they offer a wide variety of topics, including: French wines, brain research, particle physics and immigration.

Arizona State University

Arizona State University (ASU) offers a whole range of podcast channels, including the business school, the institute of applied learning technologies and the school of human communication. Individuals who want to learn more about ASU may also be interested in the podcasts from the office of the president and research and academic affairs.

University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA offers podcasts from a huge range of its courses, from anthropology to cell biology and everything in between.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - LabCAST

MIT offers a video podcast, via its Media Lab, called LabCAST. The series posts video programs onto its website. Its most recent topics include the Media Lab welcoming Brazilian entrepreneurs, educators, artists and researchers to its Creative Learning Institute. There, the two teams worked simultaneously on technological design and other activities. Another program focused on Live Objects, like a digital Global Positioning System (GPS).

The school also offers another podcast, called the MIT Press Podcast. This program introduces listeners to authors published by the university. Topics center around issues presented in in the journals of MIT's press.

University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley's webcast website offers audio and video downloads, including podcasts, based on lectures and courses from throughout the university through spring 2015. Newer UC Berkeley programming is available at edX.

The Open University

The UK's Open University offers a large (and growing) database of educational podcasts. Subjects range from learning Spanish to hot topics like using engineering to fight air pollution.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:

The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

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