Welcome to our Online Education Programmes

The GLU is a pioneer in cross-country online education for trade union and social activists with over 10,000 participants.

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are designed in close cooperation between universities, the ILO, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the international trade union movement. 

Key features:

  • Participation in all online courses is free of cost. An official Statement of Participation costs 19 € / 29 € and a Certificate of Accomplishment based on an online exam costs 49 €. Participants from non-OECD countries may receive a scholarship to study in the Certificate Track for free.
  • Participants can study at any time and at their own pace.
  • Cutting-edge online technology to gain knowledge and practical skills.
  • Online course material can be integrated into workshops and trainings.
  • Each chapter takes around 2-3 hours to complete.

All our courses are available in the Global Labour University Online Academy