But we need to ask for tuition to cover some of our costs.

That’s because, as a state-recognized but private institution, our bills aren’t paid by the state
– unlike at public universities in Germany.

A diverse student body means a lot to us. That’s why we do everything we can to ensure that CODE attracts and supports talented, motivated people from all over the world, regardless of their financial means.

In addition to the four different payment models we offer, there are opportunities through scholarships, student loans, or financial aid.

CODE makes a big difference – right from the start

The tuition is an investment in the future and your own professional development.

CODE offers a unique, curiosity-driven and self-directed learning experience, with tailored expert support within a dynamic community.

CODE students become part of an ecosystem that goes far beyond the learning environment of the university itself and offers a wide range of career opportunities right from the start.

Tuition Models

Tuition fees are the same regardless of the chosen study program and we have four different payment models to suit your needs.

For more details on payment options, please contact our admissions team at admissions@code.berlin to receive further details. Or book a call and have all your questions answered in less than 30 minutes:

Per Semester

  • Payment at the beginning of each semester
  • Exemptions for semesters on leave

Over a period of
6 semesters

Per Year

  • Annual payments
  • 4% discount applied

Over a period of
3 years

Fully Upfront

  • One-time payment at the start of your studies
  • 10% discount applied


Per Month

  • Most-used payment option by our students
  • Exemptions for semesters on leave
  • Can be supplemented with BAföG
  • Scholarships applicable

3 Years at

How to finance your studies

Work & Study

The majority of CODE students find employment by their second semester. For many, part-time employment as a working student is a great way to fund their academic careers while also getting work experience.


We offer scholarships and alternative financing options, for which you can also apply with our admissions team. If this is something you need, our team will be more than happy to help you through the process by setting up a call.

BAföG + KfW Student Loans

Germans and EU citizens who live in Germany may be entitled to receive BAföG as financial support during their studies at CODE – in fact, 18% of all students in Germany do!

You may also be eligible for a low-interest student loan from German public bank KfW.

Financial Aid

A variety of databases provide extensive information on how to obtain sponsorships and/or outside funding. We have curated a short list of sites that may provide you with the needed information:

When I started studying at CODE in 2019, new opportunities suddenly opened up: I could finally tackle problems that require technical solutions. Without any active thoughts about starting a business, my current co-founders and I researched the potential of tokenization in a semester project – and after six months we reached the point where founding a company was the logical next step.Mona Feder, CODE Alumna & Co-Founder of Tokenstreet

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