Preview of Fall 2020 Baltimore/Columbia

Preview of Fall 2020 Montgomery County Campus

These videos were filmed in April 2020 before in-person classes for fall 2020 were cancelled. Note: All Fall 2020 Osher classes will be online.

Join Osher Community of Learners

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.


Annual membership allows you to take unlimited classes each semester for the Baltimore/Columbia location, or 4 classes at the Montgomery County location. Our associate memberships allow you to take designated classes during one semester at Asbury Village, Ingleside, or on the Montgomery County Campus.


Classes are available in multiple locations in Maryland with courses offered throughout the week.


Advance registration is required. Space permitting, registrations are accepted until the start of class. However, members are encouraged to register early to ensure receiving course confirmation materials and to avoid cancellations.

Make a Donation

The Osher at JHU Support and Enhance Campaign for the fiscal year 2021.

Endowment income from the Osher Foundation and annual membership fees cover – but not all – program costs for Osher at JHU. Income from legacy gifts and member donations close the gap between program income and costs.

Contact Information

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

6740 Alexander Bell Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Montgomery County Campus
9601 Medical Center Dr.
Rockville, MD 20850

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