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Why is my country blocked?

United States export control regulations prohibit U.S. businesses, such as Coursera, from offering services to users in specific sanctioned countries. In order to comply with these regulations, Coursera has implemented an IP address block that prevents users in Iran, Cuba, and Sudan from accessing certain parts of our site.

Depending on your exact location, you may encounter an IP block when attempting to enroll in a course (primarily advanced courses in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Export control regulations require us to restrict access to select courses.

We value our global community of users and sincerely regret the need to impose any restriction on access to our site.