At Johns Hopkins University, we believe learning never ends. For more than 25 years, Odyssey, our non-credit liberal arts program, has been the region’s lifelong learning partner. Whether it is a passion you want to pursue, an interest 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.
Fall 2019 Highlights
|Fall 2019 Highlights Include:|
|Perspectives: Multi-Speaker Lecture Series||Click here|
|The World Refugee Crisis featuring Ruben Chandrasekar and 4 other speakers||Click here|
|Mini-Med School: Diabetes Head to Toe, Rita R. Kalyani, MD, MHS (Coordinator)||Click here|
|Earnest J. Quarles on Rebirth of a Nation
New! Not in Odyssey Catalog!
|Michael Reisch on Images of Justice||Click here|
|Art and Life of Henri Matisse (1889-1954) with Joseph Paul Cassar, Ph.D.||Click here|
|Douglas Blackstone teaching Learn to Read Music Part 3: Basic Harmony||Click here|
|Terminal Visions – Thinking About the End of the World with Daniel Deudney, Ph.D.||Click here|
|The Golden Age of Japanese Film with Reed Hessler||Click here|
|Courses on Aging and changes to the current Certificate on Aging||Click here|
|Foreign Languages: Italian, French, and Spanish||Click here|
|Creative Writing||Click here|
|Including our 4th Annual “Memory & Imagination” Writers’ Retreat||Click here|
And much more!
Fall 2019 Catalog
We invite you to peruse our Fall 2019 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 online bookstore.
Tuition Remission and Discounts
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 students.
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