The project is a global initiative to create an open and free platform for higher education opportunities. It is targeted at internationally oriented universities as well as students from all over the world.

Universities around the world use to promote their programs to an international audience. Students, in turn, use to find those study programs that match their individual preferences, in terms of undergraduate or graduate studies, continuous education, or stays abroad. also provides learning resources and opportunities to contact and share experiences with fellow students and professors. Unlike commercial websites,, as an academic community initiative, does not charge universities for entering their study programs.