Online Courses


Coursera is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider with courses ranging from mathematics, physics, and computer science to social science and language learning. The courses last approximately four to twelve weeks and the average duration of the video lectures is one to two hours. They also include quizzes, weekly activities, assignments, and sometimes final projects or exams. Most courses are free, but to get a certification of completion you may need to pay. You can find information about the financial assistance that Coursera offers to refugees here.


edX is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider with university-level courses in a variety of disciplines, such as Computer and Data Science, Language Learning, Business & Management, Engineering, and Humanities. The courses include short videos and interactive activities, while there are also forums where students engage in online discussions about the concepts introduced in the videos. Students are given the option to audit the course for free or pay a fee for a verified course that leads to a Certification. Learn more about edX’s mission here.


Kiron aims to help refugees and asylum-seekers begin or continue studying at a university level for free. You need to speak intermediate-level English and have regular access to the internet. Learn more about applying here.


FutureLearn is a digital education platform designed for people who want to develop as professionals or discover a new interest. It includes a variety of online courses and degree programs in disciplines such as Business & Management, Healthcare & Medicine, Teaching, History, IT & Computer Science, Engineering, and Psychology. Students can have access to the 14-day courses for free or pay a fee for unlimited access and a digital Certificate of Achievement or Statement of Participation. Learn more about using this platform by clicking here.
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