Wondrium, the online streaming version of The Great Courses company, offers dozens of free online courses. Or you can subscribe and get unlimited access to courseware.
Wondrium (formerly known as The Great Courses Plus) provides educational videos and audio programs for lifelong learners. The company finds the best professors and experts in the world, and creates accessible courses that you can view or listen to on demand.
Right now you can view introductory lectures from many of the Wondrium courses for free, with no registration, no fees, and no logging in. Usually this will be the first lecture in a course. The full courses usually contain about a dozen lectures. You can find these free lectures on the Wondrium Youtube channel at:
You can learn everything from How to Play Guitar, Why Stars Shine, Statistics, French for Beginners, and the History of the Roman Empire. If you want to take a complete course, you can either purchase the course individually at The Great Courses, or sign up for a monthly online plan with Wondrium.
Wondrium Special Prices
Wondrium is the streaming service from Great Courses. Wondrium offers three membership plans to choose from. All plans start with a free trial. If you sign up for a plan below, you won’t be billed until after your free trial. You can cancel during the trial and before the billing starts if you wish.*
Here are the current Wondrium membership plans. You can save by paying quarterly or annually.
- $20 per month billed monthly
- $15 per month billed quarterly ($45 quarterly)
- $12.50 per month billed annually ($150 annually)
To start, visit:
*If you cancel, service access will terminate at the end of the current paid billing period. If you cancel during the free trial, access will remain until the end of the free trial period. There is no refund for early termination.
Additional Wondrium Benefits
- Unlimited access to thousands of hours of audio/video lectures taught by the world’s greatest professors
- New content every month
- Video, audio, and transcripts of every session
- Apps for desktop, laptop, tablet, phone and TV
- Exclusive access to beautifully produced documentaries that explore today’s most important ideas
- Free Digital Guidebooks available for many courses—simply download at no additional cost.
- Wondrium Magazine – This quarterly magazine provides the inside scoop on new content, interviews with the experts, behind-the-scenes stories, exclusive features, sneak peeks, and so much more.
- Audio Streaming – Wondrium offers seamless audio streaming in its mobile apps so you don’t have to stop learning, even if you can’t watch your favorite videos.
Sample Free Course
Below is a recent addition to the free courses titled, Who Are The Freemasons? You can find more videos like this on the Wondrium Youtube Channel.
Great Courses On Sale
The Great Courses is the “offline” version of Wondrium, selling physical DVDs and downloads. Every Great Course program goes on sale at least once a year at up to 70% off its retail price. This revolving sales approach allows you to get both great value and great service. You can view the current sale courses at: