As an open-source project, it is hard to tell how many institutions are using Opencast. The software does not have to be licensed and the users do not need to register.But from registrations to the repositories we can say that hundreds of different institutions worldwide have downloaded Opencast. Here, we would like to highlight some of the institutions that use Opencast in production.
Opencast success stories
Some adopters of Opencast were able to provide some feedback on how they use Opencast and what they have contributed back to the project.
University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university. Founded in 1829, it is the oldest higher education institute in South Africa. In 2018, 28 600 students were enrolled - with 17 552 undergraduate and 11 048 postgraduate students.
With about 45.000 students the University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany. Organized in 15 faculties, the scientific portfolio of the university contains a wide range of professions. Initially founded on April 16, 1780 it was later demoted to an academy in the 19, century. On July 1, 1902 Emperor Wilhelm II. reenacted Münster to a university, which became known under its present name five years later.
Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium counting over 41,000 students and 9,000 employees. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences.