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The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities: Europe's leading institutional association in online, open and flexible higher education.

Established in 1988, Universidade Aberta (UAb) is the only public higher education institution of distance learning in Portugal.

The Open University of Israel is the largest public university and academic publisher in Israel. With more than 45.000 students, it offers 650 courses in all major disciplines (apart from law and medicine). 


The HOU, established in 1992, is the sole Greek State University that provides distance education in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


The "Centre for Distance Studies Austria" (CDSA) is part of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. It has study centers in a range of Austrian towns and cities: Bregenz, Linz, Saalfelden, Villach and Vienna.

Anadolu University delivers open education under the roof of three faculties: Open Education Faculty, Faculty of Business Administration, and Faculty of Economics. 

The Open University was founded as a distance teaching university in 1969 and today the OU is the largest academic institution in the UK with around 200.000 students. 

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Finland, with ca. 10000 students, with seven different fields of education. 

The National Distance Education University (UNED) has as its mission the public service of higher education through the modality of distance education.

Fédération Interuniversitaire de l'Enseignement à Distance is a network of French universities that promotes the development of lifelong learning and cooperation between higher education establishments in all areas and all forms of distance education.

The University of Jyväskylä is an internationally renowned research university. They are one of the largest and most popular multidisciplinary universities in Finland.

University of Ljubljana is the oldest and largest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia. University with its rich tradition was founded in 1919.

Open Universiteit, founded in 1984, is an independent, government-funded Dutch university, known for its state-of-the-art teaching methods.

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) was founded in 1995 as the world's first online university with the mission of using technology to make quality university education available to everyone.

The National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) at Dublin City University (DCU) aims to be a world leader at the forefront of new Blended, On-Line and Digital (BOLD) models of education.

The FernUniversität in Hagen is Germany’s only state distance-learning university, and its largest in terms of student numbers.


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