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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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There are lots of links to various pages filled with online video lectures here:

Go to "Links" on the left hand side.

Some of the links are broken or out of date, but there's still a ton of good stuff here.

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Here is the direct link: – mathphysicist Feb 6 '11 at 1:32

Eight recent lectures by Emmanuel Candes on compressed sensing are linked to from here:

More generally, the Newton Institute has been making a large archive of talks available.

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Here is an interesting choice

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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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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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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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the link by Elohemahab Solomon some lectures on lie algebra:

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@Neeraj, you can find them… – Unknown Dec 22 '11 at 23:19

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