The University of Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the United States. Founded in 1636, the university's mission is to pilot excellence in teaching. learning and international research and contribute to shaping better leaders. With 3 campuses, Harvard is one of the largest residential research universities. Each year the university offers 50 undergraduate majors, more than 130 graduate degrees and specialisations, and professional degrees.
Joint programs with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology include the Harvard–MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, the Broad Institute, The Observatory of Economic Complexity, and edX. Harvard University has also produced a wide range of MOOCs on different disciplines, with digital and ICT skills, programming and software, and emerging technologies.