At Johns Hopkins University, we believe learning never ends. For more than 20 years, our non-credit liberal arts program, Odyssey has been the region’s lifelong learning partner. Whether it is a passion you want to pursue, a hobby you wish to cultivate or a job skill you would like to master, Odyssey has a wide selection of courses, workshops and lecture series delivered by top-notch JHU faculty and community experts. Odyssey doesn’t have grades or exams-just learning for the sake of learning in a fun, creative environment. These personal enrichment programs are open to anyone with an interest to learn. Take a look at our extensive course listings from science to art, writing to photography. It has never been easier to grow, explore and discover.

We invite you to peruse our Odyssey Spring 2014 Catalog, which has many notable new offerings, along with some tried and true favorites.

Spring 2014 highlights include:

  • Mini-Law School: Study landmark Supreme Court cases
  • President’s Day Event: Learn about presidents before Washington
  • Provost Robert Lieberman on “Beyond Discrimination”
  • What is the Higgs Boson, and why is it called the “God particle”?
  • Maryland’s stream and wetland ecology
  • Cuba and the United States
  • Creating a real sense of place in fiction writing
  • American Sign Language and language courses in French, Spanish and Italian
  • and much more!

Spring Catalog

We invite you to peruse our Odyssey Spring Catalog, which has many notable new offerings, along with some tried and true favorites.


To order textbooks for our classes, please order through MBS Direct, our on-line bookstore.

Tuition Remission

If you are a candidate for tuition remission, please DO NOT register for classes below. To receive JHU Tuition Remission Benefits, JHU Alumni Discounts, or Osher at JHU member discounts for Odyssey courses, please call 410-516-8516.


Online registration for all other Odyssey members.

Register now.