YouTube Researcher Program

YouTube is equipping researchers from around the world with data, tools, and support to advance the public’s understanding of our platform and its impact.

About the program

Eligible researchers from diverse disciplines can apply to use YouTube data to study a variety of topics. We’re starting this program offering participants the following:

  1. 1

    Scaled access to YouTube’s public data corpus with as much quota as required for their research

  2. 2

    Opportunity to derive insights from global YouTube data

  3. 3

    Support and technical guidance from YouTube

We welcome feedback from participating researchers on the program as we continue to build out more products and tools over time.

How it works

Learn more about the process, what data is available, and find answers to your questions.

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Program policies

Confirm your eligibility and learn more about the program policies before you apply.

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