NYU, Western Governors and HEC Montreal Join the edX Consortium

The edX organization announced yesterday that NYU, Western Governors University and HEC Montreal have joined its consortium.

The announcement was made by edX’s CEO, Anant Agarwal [in the picture], during the edX Global Forum event in Boston, MA.

In addition to those universities, edX has attracted other private and public institutions as partners, such as:

  • AfghanX (Afghanistan)
  • Logyca (Colombia)
  • BrainLab (Hong Kong)
  • Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (Morocco)
  • Universidad del Rosario (Argentina)
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Qatar)

In the last year, other organizations who joined edX, and whose courses have been publicized, are Indiana University, IBM, AWS and SGA Academy.

In total, edX has over 130 partners.


Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will start a Professional Certificate program called Solar Energy in Hot Desert Climates in January 7, 2019. It will consists of two courses: Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates and Using Photovoltaic Technology in Desert Climates.