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grit-orbs.jpgOsher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego is a membership program for adults over the age of 50 who want to be part of a learning community with peers. We are committed to providing our members with intellectually stimulating learning opportunities throughout the year. Each quarter, Osher features lectures and seminars by the outstanding faculty and researchers of the UC San Diego community, as well as local leaders, artists and musicians. Class topics include medicine, science, law and society, history, art and humanities, international relations, literature, politics and social sciences. Informed, member-led discussions of current events, live drama, music, periodic field trips and social gatherings enhance the Osher experience at UC San Diego.

Check out the membership options and register today.

Join us for the upcoming online virtual Open House experience to learn about next quarter’s classes and seminars, the benefits of membership, and meet the volunteer leadership team. RSVP here for additional details.

Course Listing

There are no tests, grades or attendance requirements. Pick and choose classes that interest you; come and go as you please. Take as many classes or as few as you wish, no individual class registration required. Attend only when you have the time. If your sight and/or hearing is a little weak, don't worry. Our sound and projection systems have been designed so that you can hear and see adequately.

Video Access

All members have access to the video library of recorded lectures, which is updated weekly. Access 100s of videos at your convenience. There's something for everyone! The lectures you will find in our video library span a wide breadth of topics from Arts, to Science, and Politics. New content is added on a weekly basis.