What is Coursera?

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Written by Dhawal Shah Last updated on February 24th, 2021

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Coursera is an online education provider that offers online courses, popularly known as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses, from top universities around the world. Currently it has over 200 partners from 48 countries. These partners include Universities such as Stanford, Duke, Penn, Princeton, Michigan, Peking, and HEC Paris. Coursera has also started partnering with companies like IBM, Google, and PwC — these companies are also launching courses on Coursera.

Coursera is the most popular MOOC provider in the world based on the number of students (over 76 million learners) and has an active catalog of 6,000+ online courses. 

As well as these individual courses and 25 online degrees, Coursera offers more than 500 groups of courses known as Specializations, MasterTracks, and Professional Certificates. 

Catalog of Coursera Online Courses

Coursera Homepage

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