Free Trial

Video promo

Instant Unlimited Access to Hundreds of The Great Courses

  • Stream hundreds of courses on any device with The Great Courses Plus for a single payment or monthly fee
  • Access thousands of video lectures in a wide variety of topics
  • New subjects, lectures and professors added every month
  • Try it today with a FREE trial!

The Great Courses Plus : The Best Way to Learn Anything.

The World's Greatest Professors

Brilliant educators chosen especially for their lecturing abilities.

Thousands of Subjects

In-depth learning on fascinating topics.

No Homework, No Pressure, No Tests

Learn at your own pace.

Available on a Variety of Apps and Devices

Become a Great Courses Plus Subscriber

  • Unlimited access to over 10,000 lectures
  • New subjects, new lectures, and new professors added every month
  • Audio courses & download for offline use as well as free apps for iOS, Android, Roku, and more
  • Access to PDF guidebooks
  • Exclusive content not found anywhere else
  • Discounts on CDs and DVDs from The Great Courses
  • Monthly and annual plans available
  • Cancel anytime

Frequently Asked Questions

Question What's the difference between The Great Courses Plus and The Great Courses?

The Great Courses Plus is a subscription services featuring hundreds of our newest and most popular courses, which are all available to watch or listen to through the apps or by streaming from your computer. The Great Courses is not a subscription service but offers all courses for individual purchase on DVD, CD, or Digital formats.

Question How do I enjoy The Great Courses Plus?

You Can Access The Great Courses Plus:

  • via our website,, using your mobile or desktop internet browser
  • by downloading The Great Courses Plus app today for your iOS or Android device
  • over your TV via our Roku app, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and other connected TVs coming soon

Question Will new courses be added to the site as they are released?

Yes! Plus members will get any new video courses about a month after they are released.

Question Do Plus members receive any discounts on a la carte purchases on The Great Courses?

Yes! Plus subscribers receive an exclusive everyday low price on all a la carte purchases such as CDs, DVDs, & downloads

Question Why doesn't my login for The Great Courses work for The Great Courses Plus site?

Because it is a new service with a dedicated website and apps, The Great Courses Plus requires a separate account and a membership.

Question Can I view courses that I have purchased digitally at on The Great Courses Plus?

No. Plus members who also purchase courses to own will continue to access those titles through My Digital Library at

Question If I am a Great Courses Plus customer, can I access the companion guidebooks that come with each course?

Yes! Plus members receive access to all of the associated Course Guidebooks in digital (PDF) format.

Question How many different people can use one account?

A single membership with The Great Courses Plus can be used on up to ten devices and can support up to five concurrent streams.

Question Why is there more than one app for The Great Courses in the app store?

There are two apps associated with The Great Courses. The first is The Great Courses Plus App, which allows you to stream more than 10,000 videos from The Great Courses Plus. The second app is The Great Courses App, which is an app that allows you to download or stream individual videos that you have purchased from