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Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement.

A Harvard program for retired professionals.

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Contribute to a Vibrant Intellectual Community

At the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement (HILR), program participants design and lead our courses. Peer-to-peer teaching and learning anchors our community, with stimulating speaker events and extracurricular activities providing opportunities to engage beyond the classroom.

  • 550

    Community Members

  • 120+

    Courses Annually

  • Semesters

    Fall & Spring

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This endeavor turned out to be more vast and far more rewarding than I ever expected. One of the best experiences of my life. Rejuvenating!”

Linda Sultan

Linda Sultan