University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s tuition-free, non-profit, online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally. Based on the principles of e-learning and peer-to-peer learning,
coupled with open-source technology and Open Educational Resources, UoPeople is designed to provide access to undergraduate degree programs for qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.
With a convenient virtual web address, the University of the People is accessible anywhere a computer and Internet connection exists. UoPeople has partnered with Yale University for research, New York University to accept students and Hewlett-Packard for internships.