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Coursera Online Education platform introduces 29 New Universities, 92 New Courses, 5 Languages for its 2.7 Million Students

Coursera online education platform, is welcoming 29 new universities to the online learning community of 2.7 million students and 33 existing universities across 4 continents. With this development, the online education provider is nearly doubling the amount of schools offering courses on the platform, creating diverse learning opportunities for students.

16 of the 29 new universities are international, and courses from these institutions will be available in French, Spanish, Chinese and Italian. Many of the schools are also leaders in their respective fields, from business and medicine to engineering and the arts.

“With the addition of so many new courses across a wide range of disciplines, languages and academic approaches, the online education platform is now able to meet the needs of a more diverse student body, and give students more academic options to explore,” said our co-founder, Andrew Ng.

coursera online coursesHere’s the list of our new schools:

United States

  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • Northwestern University
  • Penn State University
  • Rutgers University
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

Latin America

  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey


  • Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • IE Business School, Spain
  • Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Muenchen, Germany
  • Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
  • Technical University Munich, Germany
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain


  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • National Taiwan University
  • National University of Singapore
  • University of Tokyo, Japan

See a list of all the universities offering free online courses at Coursera

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