Bring your
to Web3 with NEAR

Learn how easy web3 can be with NEAR University! Our courses are accessible, efficient, and free. Enjoy beginner through advanced courses. It's all here!

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Powerful tools are reshaping how we think about ownership, organization, finance, and so much more.

Web3 innovation is powered by curiosity and collaboration. Come discover what the fuss is all about!

Opportunities for curious minds


$800M in grants are waiting to be distributed

Grants and fellowships are available for entrepreneurs, developers, designers, teachers, writers, researchers, artists, and marketers. Applying is easy!


A rapidly growing user-base eager to engage

Find people and projects you can be excited about! There is room for everyone here. Join a conversation or contribute to a project today!


Wander through NEAR and find a bustling ecosystem

Exploring DeFi tools, minting your own NFTs, and wandering metaverses, are all easy on NEAR. Check out some of the 500+ projects running on NEAR!


Free access to education and certification programs

NEAR makes it easy to learn web3. From beginners to advanced developers, there is something for just about anyone.

Why Web3 and blockchain?

The future is here

The internet never stopped evolving. Its newest iteration is built on the blockchain. Powerful new tools are available to anyone willing to learn.

A wealth of opportunities

These are still the early days and there are so many things that still need to be built. Resources are plentiful. Be part of the next evolution of the internet!

A new way to collaborate

It's never been so easy to start a business online as it is on the blockchain. Built on principles of transparency and decentralization, web3 encourages cooperation.

Why building on NEAR blockchain?

Content you can understand

NEAR makes learning Web3 easy. Our content is structured so you never feel lost. Each new word or concept is explained using language just about anyone can understand.

Instant access to up-to date content

NEAR provides learners with up-to-the-moment information and all other NEAR courses are constantly updated so you know you’re getting the most current information.

Self-guided learning at your own pace

With NEAR you never fall behind. NEAR courses are designed for you to set your own pace and the most efficient way to learn Web3.

Why build on NEAR blockchain?

Financial Transactions

Transacting with NEAR is fast, cheap, reliable, and secure.

Seamless Onboarding

NEAR aims to be the onramp for millions of people to join Web3 by being easy to use and easy to understand.

Censorship Resistance

Without taking extreme and community-wide measures, changes to the blockchain are impossible.

Guaranteed Uptime

NEAR is truly the city that never sleeps. No matter what goes on anywhere in the world, NEAR will never go down.


NEAR aims to be the most user- and developer-friendly blockchain out there. Find out how easy it is to build on NEAR!

Ready to get your Web3 questions answered? Enroll now!

Bring your curiosity to NEAR and learn how new types of ownership, funding, and organization are changing the world. Our courses are accessible and can take you from beginner to the next stage and beyond.

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Who is this for?

Are you someone who:

  • is curious about web3 but doesn't know where to start?
  • wants to find out if your idea is possible on web3?
  • wants to contribute to a project?
  • wants to get comfortable exploring web3 tools?

Then this resource collection is for you! We want to design an experience for anyone who is interested in learning web3 within the NEAR ecosystem.


NEAR is a carbon-neutral platform that aims to shape the future of the open web. NEAR envisions a world where people control their assets, data, and power of governance. NEAR prioritizes ease of use for both users and developers.

  • Simple – Onboard consumers straight from social media directly to using NFTs;
  • Scalable – Dynamic sharding means the platform scales infinitely to handle the load with negligible fees and fast finality. You never have to worry about getting too many users;
  • Secure – Written in Rust, backed by a fully decentralized validator set and the cutting edge Nightshade algorithm.

We remember the start of our learning journeys and want to make yours as simple and enjoyable as possible. We aim to empower you with the tools and abilities you need.

What does it cost?

The only thing you pay for this is your time, which we know is limited and valuable. Keeping this in mind, we will be delivering only the necessary knowledge along with the tools to continue your learning should you wish.