Coursera has added 29 new Universities, now it has 62 universities’ affiliations. 16 of the 29 universities are from outside of US, i.e. from 13 countries around the world in 4 different continents, and the courses from those universities will be available in French, Spanish, Chinese and Italian. Chinese, Italian, and Spanish are new to the company.
Now Coursera has 92 new courses and nearly 2.7 million users.
Here is the list of new Universities:
- China: Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Denmark: Technical University of Denmark and University of Copenhagen
- France: Ecole Polytechnique
- Germany: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat München and Technische Universität München
- Italy: Sapienza Università di Roma
- Japan: The University of Tokyo
- Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad TecVirtual del Sistema Tecnológico de Monterrey
- The Netherlands: Leiden University
- Singapore: National University of Singapore
- Spain: IE Business School and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
- Switzerland: University of Geneva
- Taiwan: National Taiwan University
- US: Northwestern University, Penn State University, Rutgers University,Case Western Reserve University, California Institute of the Arts,University of California, San Diego, University of California, Santa Cruz,University of Colorado Boulder, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities,University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Rochester,University of Wisconsin-Madison
Following Google map shows the partner universities of Coursera across the world in which red pins are showing the newly joined universities.
“With the addition of so many new courses across a wide range of disciplines, languages and academic approaches, we are now able to meet the needs of a more diverse student body, and give students more academic options to explore,” Andrew Ng, co-founder of Coursera, said in a statement.