The affiliate program is a way for people interested in partnering with Udemy to help us promote our courses and earn a commission for every sale they bring in. This article explains who can apply to participate in the Udemy Affiliate Program.
Who is eligible to apply?
In order to be eligible to become an affiliate, you must be a website owner, marketer or business owner.
- Review how you can apply to join the affiliate program.
Once an applicant is accepted into the program, they will have the ability to use unique tracking links to advertise and promote our courses as affiliates.
Can I join your Affiliate program if I have an active presence on social media, but don’t have a website?
Yes, you can. However, you need to have an active presence on social media (Facebook Fanpage, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc). In addition, your social media page must fulfill the requirements to become an affiliate.
- Learn more about the requirements to join the affiliate program.
When submitting your application, you'll have to list all your social media accounts that you will use to promote our courses. Currently, we do not accept any affiliates who solely talk about Udemy and/or who are paid advertising affiliates" paid advertising affiliates.
- Learn how to use social media effectively as a marketing tool.
Why do I need a blog, social media channel or website?
We are currently looking to partner with affiliates who drive promotions via a blog, website or social media. This is the type of affiliate we can support best right now.
Can I participate if I live outside the United States?
Yes, we welcome affiliates outside the U.S.. When you submit your application you will be asked to give your personal or business information based on U.S. business terminology but you can fill in your application using the equivalents of your business or personal ID number in your country.
Every non-U.S. resident who applies through the Rakuten network must provide some additional information when filing their tax information. Instructions on how to do so are available in this Help Center article.