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For a Limited Time, Coursera Offers Free Certificates for 85 Courses. Here is the Full List.

Coursera Free Certificates — Limited Time

Earlier today, the world’s largest MOOC provider Coursera announced that they are offering 100 free online courses in response to Covid-19.

As we noted earlier this week, the coronavirus pandemic has increased interest in online education. Class Central itself has seen a huge surge in traffic.

MOOC providers have been responding to the situation in different ways, including launching courses to keep people informed about Covid-19.

Out of those 100 courses, I discovered using Class Central data that 85 previously had paid certificates, but these are now free. The 15 other courses were already free but didn’t offer a certificate.

In fact, we had previously discovered 1400+ courses that are completely free on Coursera. Many have certificates that you need to pay for, but access to all the course material, including graded assignments, is free.

None of the courses belong to a Coursera Specialization. This offer is only valid until the end of May 2020.

These courses come from ~50 universities including Penn, Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, Caltech, Duke, and Imperial College London. Courses from companies like Google and Amazon are also included.

Eight courses from Class Central’s best online courses of all time ranking are also part of this list. These are the first eight courses in the list below.


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    Marwa MOHAMED

    Heartful thanks Mr. Shah. You’re a great person indeed. You couldn’t imagine how this website has changed our life. Bless you.

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    Stephan Vogel

    Looks like only one of the courses can be taken (with certificate) for free.

    Coursera Together: enroll today and get this course for free.
    Your discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Offer is subject to change and valid through 5/31/20.

    Discount applied at checkout. One-time use only. Offer valid until 5/31/2020, while supplies last.

    At least this is how I interpret the “one-time use only”.

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      I thought the same thing but just signed up for a few courses with certificate for free. It must mean if you retake the course you will have to pay for the certificate, assuming it wasn’t earned the first time.

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    Sana ullah

    Thanks to me shah for such an awesome efforts

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    Some courses still need to be paid to get a certificate. For example, De-Mystifying Mindfulness from Leiden University.


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