How to register?

MOOCs are open to everyone. All you need is access to a computer, an internet connection and a desire to learn. To begin, you will need to register for an account. You will have a different experience in your course depending on whether you choose to view the free content or pay a fee to get access to graded assignments and pursue a certificate.

  1. Go to
  2. At the top of the page, click Sign up.
  3. Choose whether you want to provide a name, email, and password or link your Coursera account to your Facebook profile, Google account or Apple ID.
  4. If you choose to create a new Coursera account with a name, email, and password, your password needs to be eight characters or longer. Once you create your account, you can change your account settings any time.

The University of Tokyo is a participating partner of the Coursera Partner Consortium. By registering with a UTokyo email address, you gain free access to courses offered by 103 partner universities.As of 6 August, 2021, there are 3,266 courses available through the Coursera Partner Consortium. For more details, please refer to HERE.

  1. To begin, please register for an edX account.
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Enter your full name. Your full name will appear on any certificates that you earn.
  4. Create a public username for the forums (cannot have spaces). Note that you cannot change your username once it has been created.
  5. Create a password.
  6. Select your country.
  7. Select Create an account for free

When you find a course that interests you in the course catalog, you can enroll in the course by selecting the Enroll button on the course About page.

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