iTunes U has surpassed 1 billion downloads with more than 60 percent of the downloads from outside of the United States.
“It’s inspiring to see what educators and students of all types are doing with iTunes U,” Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, says in the statement.
Users from all over the globe have accessed the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content, posted by universities, museums, and organizations. More than 100,000 students are taking classes from Duke University, Yale University, Cambridge University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and other institutions. Stanford University alone has received more than 60 million downloads.