Osher at JHU celebrates more than 38 years of offering intellectually stimulating courses and educational programs. Expand your academic horizons in retirement with our community of lifelong learners supported by Johns Hopkins University and the Bernard Osher Foundation.


Join our Osher community of annual members and enjoy numerous courses each semester – in person or online. BECOME A MEMBER


When you find a course that interests you, the next step is to register. Osher at JHU offers several ways to register. REGISTER FOR CLASS


Classes are available online or at multiple locations across Maryland. See which might be most the most convenient for you. VIEW LOCATIONS

Support Osher

Your donation or legacy gift allows Osher to expand programming, create scholarships, and improve the student experience. MAKE A DONATION

Osher at JHU: Summer and Fall 2024 Course Listings, Teach for Osher

View our course offerings and more.

Make a Donation

Support from Osher members and friends provides scholarship assistance, funds for expanded programming, and other special projects.

Travel with Osher

We're traveling again! Join us for trips in 2024 and 2025 to Morocco, Europe, and more.

The Journal

The digital editions of "The Journal" are now available. Enjoy the new stories and learn about our community members' experiences. And you can learn how to submit your own creative content for consideration in the next edition.

Watch a Preview of Fall 2024 Programs

Your Osher Community

Osher at JHU is a membership community providing a vibrant educational and social environment for mature adults. The Institute offers a rich array of stimulating courses, lectures, and activities, along with opportunities for social interaction during fall and spring semesters.

The Osher courses and lectures are offered during the day. Our programs are non-credit, delivered in a wide array of formats and locations. There are no entrance requirements, no tests, and no grades, just learning for the sake of learning.

Thanks to the generosity of The Bernard Osher Foundation, the network of Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes across the United States is meeting the needs of older learners who want to learn simply for the joy of learning and personal fulfillment.

Contact Information

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Mailing Address
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
9325 Presbyterian Cir.
Columbia, MD 21045

Learn more about locations in Baltimore, Columbia, and Montgomery County where Osher programs are offered.

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