Welcome to CODE! We are a private state-recognized university of applied sciences located in vibrant Berlin, supported by Germany’s leading startup entrepreneurs. We are where rule-breakers and visionaries converge to redefine learning. At CODE, you’re not just a student; you’re a digital pioneer, crafting the future with each project. Our campus is your playground, set in an ecosystem brimming with technology innovators and creative disruptors.

60+ startups founded by our students & alumni

Our learning concept is radically different

  • Real-life projects

    Each core semester students pitch project ideas to each other and work on real-life projects that ignite their curiosity.

  • Interdisciplinarity

    Students form interdisciplinary project teams across all study programs, combining diverse skills to develop digital products.

  • Professors as mentors

    Our professors take on the role of mentors, offering tailored support for problem-solving and delivering focused learning units as needed.

  • Self-directed learning

    In a world where knowledge is just a click away, we promote dynamic education through self-directed learning and peer collaboration.

CODE students are crazy different

Students from over 80 nationalities converge on our Berlin campus, each bringing their unique perspective to a vibrant, collaborative community. These visionaries are not just learners; they’re digital pioneers actively shaping the future, pushing the boundaries of technology.

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A campus located in the middle of Berlin’s vibrant startup scene

Our campus at Factory Berlin Görlitzer Park is more than just a study space, it’s a second home to our students. With a community kitchen, co-working areas, meeting rooms, a café and restaurant, spaces for meditation and yoga and – not to forget – a ball pit, it balances work and fun seamlessly.

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