Europe isn’t in this Millennium on science but they are beginning to embrace the Internet. The availability and popularity of online education in Europe is on the rise. Following the revolutionary developments in online learning in the US, Europe is now catching up, increasing both funding and infrastructure. 

 In the last decade, the US has heavily invested in online education: it is projected that US online education will outgrow traditional education by 2015. Institutions like Stanford and MIT offer massive online courses for free, followed by up to 100,000 students worldwide. Europe now heads in the same direction. Within its upcoming ‘Erasmus For All’ program the European Commission makes more funding available to support distance education in Europe. 

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