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It can be difficult to learn mathematics on your own from textbooks, and I often wish universities videotaped their mathematics courses and distributed them for free online. Fortunately, some universities do that (albeit to a very limited extent), and I hope we can compile here a list of all the mathematics courses one can view in their entirety online.

Please only post videos of entire courses; that is, a speaker giving one lecture introducing a subject to the audience should be off-limits, but a sequence of, say, 30 hour-long videos, each of which is a lecture delivered in a class would be very much on-topic.

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Some list can be fetched from the ancient post – Unknown Feb 5 '11 at 19:00
+100 if I could. I always wanted to have them in summers. – Unknown Feb 5 '11 at 23:11

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If you happen to know Italian, on Massimo Gobbino's home page there are videos (tablet pc screencasts + audio) of several courses (Calculus I and II for engineers, honors calculus/analysis) and lots of high-school Math Olympiad training material.

Highly recommended: I find tablet screencasts an excellent medium, and on top of that Massimo is a great teacher.

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All Master Classes given at QGM and the previous CTQM are online here: and here:

It is quite an extensive list of 17 Master Classes in total. The courses are on a variety of different subjects, given by among others Maxim Kontsevich, Nicolai Reshetikhin, Nigel Hitchin, Vaughan Jones, Tom Mrowka, Gregor Masbaum, Dylan Thurston, Robert Penner and many more.

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nice videos about Quantum Mechanics (By J.J.Binney -Oxford), total 27 videos with about 1 hour duration, and QFT (By David Tong - Oxford). Those videos about QM are really great here.

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Would you mind giving a link ? :-) – DamienC Dec 5 '12 at 9:18 -here are a good series of video lectures from IIT kharagpur

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If it's not too gauche to plug my own course at CMU,

23 lectures on Analysis of Boolean Functions (one lecture by John Wright):

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The videos of Mike Freedman lectures on the topology of 4-manifolds, broadcasted from UC Santa Barbara: Freedman's Lectures

Also other videos on 4-manifolds and related topics given at MPIM during the 4-manifold semester in 2013: MPIM lectures

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Partially orderdered sets course by William T. Trotter:

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Here is a good resource of video lectures conducted by IIT's & IISc's:

There is also a YouTube channel:

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Here is a summer school on Berkovich spaces

(there are more courses at but unfortunately they are not broken into catergories; one has to fish for mathematical courses more or less via manual search)

The following links lead to lectures in Russian.

a summer school for undergraduates (topics include number theory, metric geometry, anabelian geometry)

has a huge collection of videos, including recordings of summer school courses both for undergraduates and graduates. is an example of a similar effort.

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A master course by Benoit Fresse on operads and Grothendieck-Teichmüller groups (in french), at Université Lille 1, given this semester (Winter 2012). The course has a really nice and complete introduction to the subject. The principal reference is a preprint (in english) writed by Fresse.

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Here you find the videos of the conference "Orbits, Primitive Ideals and Quantum Groups", Weizmann Institute, Israel.

The videos are about:

  1. Finite W-algebras, by I. Losev
  2. Adapted pairs in a biparabolic subalgebra, by F. Fauquant-Millet
  3. Hopf Algebra and Root Systems, by H-J Schneider
  4. Quiver Grassmannians, by M. Reineke
  5. Quantum quasi-Shuffles, by M. Rosso
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