Age restrictions

You must be 13 years of age or older to use Coursera, unless you are a learner from the European Economic Area (EEA), in which case the following ages of consent apply:


  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia


  • Finland


  • Austria


  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ireland
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • UK

Learners under 18 years of age must have parental supervision.

We enforce these restrictions to protect the safety and security of minors, and ask for your understanding and cooperation.

This page is provided as a source of general information. It is not and should not be treated as legal advice. This list is current as of February 2018. The default age of consent for GDPR is 16, but some countries have set it lower. For those that have not specified, they are listed as 16. To confirm the age of consent in your country, please consult local guidance from the data protection authority where you reside.

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