BECOME A SOFTWARE ENGINEER. FOR FREE.
Advanced, world-class coding education - tuition free. No Bildungsgutschein needed. Coding school for beginners and advanced.
42 Berlin Will Kickstart Your Coding Career
of 42 alumni find work after their studies
hired for permanent projects
create their own start-up
DON’T SIT ON IT.
Specialise & Start Your Career
In roughly 18 months, we train top software talent to become full-stack junior developers. Students who choose to continue with us for 1-3 years, will get hired as specialized software engineers, reaching master level.
On top of in depth specialisation, studies include two 6 month apprenticeships or internships; either at one of our partners or at a company or NGO of your choice.
Web & App Development
Learn to find technical solutions adapted to mobile devices and analyse needs based on client’s specifications. Working with applications, this specialisation delves into mobile development languages and frameworks.
Not only about defending against hackers, cybersecurity ensures services, sites, applications and software are robust and in compliance with data protection laws. One of the most comprehensive fields in IT today, it requires good quality programming and the ability to analyse and extrapolate information.
In this fast evolving field, professions in this domain are still emerging. Some current examples of professions available to those who specialise in AI are: AI Architect, Machine Learning Developer, Machine learning engineer.
Graphics & Video Game Development
Use your skills to create simulations, visualisations and games. This stimulating specialisation will give you the chance to create code that will engage the world.
Specialise in and learn about the backbones of the major servers in production today.
Automotive Software & Mobility
Get the chance to explore the programming behind autonomous driving and discover the future of sustainable mobility.
The 42 Berlin Application Process
Once you register, you’ll play two logical games that will be your first taste of the 42 coding experience.
In this online meeting, you’ll learn more about 42 Berlin and we’ll answer any questions you may have.
4-Week Selection Test
The “Piscine” is an immersive coding experience where you’ll find out if 42 Berlin is right for you. Once you pass this, you’re ready to officially become a 42 Berlin student!
NO PRIOR CODING EXPERIENCE NEEDED
CONNECT WITH OUR PARTNERS
42 Berlin’s collaborative ethos extends to our partner companies across academia, the industry and government to ensure 42 and our students are deeply embedded in a local, national and international ecosystem. Our partners help us enhance the education we provide for you, offering scholarships, internships, mentoring, and other projects. When we work together, we work better.
“I am highly looking forward to engaging with 42 students, learning from each other and opening doors to compelling projects.”
Jan Krellner, T-Systems Senior Vice President Human Resources.
What Our Alumni Say
"42 gave me the freedom to learn to code whenever I want to - with awesome people around me."
What Our Alumni Say
"Studying at 42 gave me the skills and confidence to land my dream job."
“42 promotes the virtues of entrepreneurship and creative thinking.”
The New York Times