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Our 3rd generation of students

August 26, 2019: Today we welcomed our next generation of students at CODE! Today our #thirdparty students just had their first day on campus, growing our community to more than 400 people from over 60 countries.

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Manuel speaks at the “University Industry Innovation Network” Conference in Helsinki

June 18th, 2019: Manuel Dolderer, CODE’s president went to the “University Industry Innovation Network” Conference in Helsinki and spoke about the future of universities and how the educational system can be improved.

Partnership announcement Telekom

CODE welcomes T-labs & Telekom to the Community!

June 12th, 2019: Cooperating with CODE will provide T-Labs with the opportunity to foster new project ideas through a constant exchange with CODE students. The students will have the opportunity to contribute to T-Labs innovation projects in the focus areas blockchain, intelligence, and experience.

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Launch of the Better Future Lab powered by AWS

June 7th, 2019: This week a group of CODE students participated in the Better Future Lab’s one-week-long pilot project powered by AWS. Together with Deutsche Welle they worked on a convenient way to figure out whether given content on social media platforms is likely trustworthy. The Better Future Lab is a dedicated social impact track for semester-long projects that support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by the UN.

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CODE awarded as Excellent Place 2019

May 14th, 2019: We are thrilled to announce that CODE got awarded as “Ausgezeichneter Ort” (Excellent Place) by Land der Ideen. Considering their annual motto “digitize. revolutionize. motivate. Ideas for Work and Education in Germany and Europe”, CODE shows how pioneering innovations can be created in the field of education through the joy of experimentation, curiosity and the courage to rethink.
Photo: „Deutschland – Land der Ideen / Bernd Brundert“

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Porsche Digital Lab x CODE at re:publica 2019

May 9th, 2019: We partnered up with Porsche Digital Lab at re:publica 2019 to present several CODE student projects. ANYVR presented their virtual reality experience that unifies remote working teams around the world. Another team presented the AR drawing app ‘Shindig’ which puts the community into focus. At the third day, two of our students hosted an introduction coding workshop.

Demo Day 2019

CODE Demo Day 2019

April 30th, 2019: Demo Day at Kino International was a huge day for the CODE community. We saw all the student projects from the spring semester in an exhibition and 5 project teams presented their work on the big stage. Congratulations to all students, professors and the entire CODE team who put in so much passion and effort into their work throughout the semester.

Odyssey Hackathon Winner

CODE students win Odessey Hackathon!

April 15th, 2019: A group of CODE students went to the Odyssey Hackathon, the biggest Blockchain & AI Hackathon in Groningen, Netherlands. Their idea enables users to make more informed decisions by giving them detailed insights and full control over their permissions.
With the project, they won the digital nations and infrastructure track.

AWS and CODE partnering up

CODE’s Better Future Lab powered by Amazon Web Services

April 9th, 2019: We are thrilled to announce our new program ‘Better Future Lab’ together with Amazon Web Services (AWS). This collaboration enables our students and faculty to explore new ways of using digital tools and technology to help address challenges and opportunities in support of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.

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CODE is among the finalists

March 13th, 2019: We’re excited to celebrate that CODE is among the 8 finalists out of 90 applications for Stifterverband’s “Innovation Hubs@Campus” competition.vAlso, CODE won the first phase of the EXIST Potentiale competition by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs. We feel really honored by the trust these institutions put into CODE, thank you so much!

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Expert Talk “Life in Cosmos”

February 22nd, 2019: The CODE science club welcomed Claus Beisbart, an expert in the philosophy of science, from the University of Bern. He gave a talked about “Life in Cosmos”, about exobiology, the complicated notion of life and different approaches to definitions of life.

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Talents meet Tech

February 12th, 2019: Together with Verband Deutsche startups we invited CTOs from different companies to hear about their career and the students had the chance to talk to each of them individually during a speed networking session.

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Open House Day

February 4th, 2019: On Monday we welcomed over 100 interested people and potential students at CODE. The three study programs where introduced and students presented their last projects.

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CODE won German Excellence Prize

January 24th, 2019: Yesterday Thomas Bachem received a prize for CODE. It was the 1st place for the „Deutschen Exzellenz-Preis 2019“ (German Excellence Prize) in the category education/further education.
Photo: Bernd Roselieb

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Unicon 2019

January 21st, 2019: From the 18th-20th of January unicon, CODE’s student run conference, invited 99 students from Germany and other European universities. They listened to interesting speeches, worked on a small challenge and networked at the after party. You will find more information on their website:

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Winner at the Zalando Hackathon

December 20th, 2018: A group of three CODE students joined the Zalando Hackathon in December and had great success. With their project they won two awards: Swiss Army Knives (the team who solved problems of different departments) and Popular Vote Berlin (the project liked by most of the employees).

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Win at the StartUp Cup

November 28th, 2018: Our student Nate signed up for the eBay StartUp Cup in June to see what it means to start an idea. He made it to the final, and won the competition with his SmartSchool idea! As a winner he received $10,000 to help him realise the idea.

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ID professor at “Our Oceans Conference” in Bali

October 29, 2018: Our professor for Interaction Design Joana Lemos spent the last days with 180 young innovators working in ocean-tech startups, social enterprises and community driven initiatives at the Sustainable Ocean Alliance.

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Talk at Ada Lovelace festival

October 12, 2018: Our Software Engineering students Marie and Dani talked about their experience as students in a project-based university and what project-based learning is all about.

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New CODE partner: Euler Hermes

October 11th, 2018: We are really pleased to have entered into the partnership with Euler Hermes, the largest credit and trade insurer in the world. The partnership is a great addition to our group of partners enabling our students to expand their learning experience to a wider range of industries and more varied fields of expertise.

CODE University Onboarding Days 2018

Onboarding Days

August 27, 2018: In the last week of August, we invited our #nextgen students to the countryside for 3 days. They had the opportunity to meet their fellow students and our lecturers and received all important information to start at CODE. Welcome to CODE!

Roboter Class at FFF

August 25, 2018: Today we attended the Female Future Force Day and gave a workshop. Our Paula and Adam taught attendants how to control robots through graphical programming.

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Open House Day

July 12, 2018: Today we held our first open house day at CODE. Around 80 prospective students, their parents, potential partners and professors came to learn about CODE and to participate in workshops. It was an awesome day and we are already looking forward to the next open house day!

Successful Girls Day 2018

April 26, 2018: This year’s Girls Day was a big success! More than 40 interested girls from schools around Berlin came to the CODE campus and took part in our workshop “Build Your Own App.”

New campus

April 23, 2018: Today we finally moved into our new rooms on the fourth floor of Factory Berlin. Construction is still happening in some rooms, but as soon as the campus is totally ready, we will open our house to show you around!

Hackathon winners

March 12, 2018: Some of our students won a prize at the Zalando Hackathon. Congratulations! Our student Moritz said: “It’s such a great opportunity to see a company like Zalando from the inside and work with them for a week.”

Ask our founder anything

March 24, 2018: Attention: Our founder Tom will hold an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on March 26 at 3pm (UTC) on Reddit. He will answer all your questions, so have them ready! Click here for the AMA.

One year of fairs

January 18, 2018: In 2018, we will attend more than 14 career fairs, including some in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne. For example, we are represented at all the “Traumberuf IT&Technik“ career fairs. Come visit us in one of these cities – we look forward to seeing you!

TEDx Talk in Heidelberg

January 9, 2018: Our President Manuel Dolderer spoke at TEDx Heidelberg. He took us on a trip to all the ruptures and challenges that digitisation brings, especially in the context of work and education. Watch his talk here!

The thing that makes CODE awesome is that it constantly offers opportunities to learn and practice different real-life qualities needed in the workplace, especially leadership and entrepreneurship – from projects and presentations to clubs and events.Kunal Kirpalani
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Where to meet

We are very excited about everything we have planned for the coming months. Check out our calendar and come meet us!

Code + Design Camps

The Code + Design Camps are a great way for young people (15-20 years) to get a closer look at the professional world of code and design. They are a great way to meet us in person and get answers to all your questions.
Next Camps:

Cologne, 08.11.19-10.11.19
Berlin, 21.02.20-23.02.20
Berlin, 10.04.20-12.04.20
Berlin, 31.07.20-02.08.20
Berlin, 30.10.20-01.11.20

More info here!

Regular Campus Tours

Every Monday (except on public holidays and on September 2) you can take part in our public campus tours and get to know our students in person. The tour lasts about 45 minutes; we show you the campus, introduce our 3 study programs and answer all your questions. The tour starts at 4 pm. Please register via email beforehand!

Career fairs for students

We will attend a variety of career fairs in different cities in Germany. In 2019, you can meet us at Hochschulmesse Studieren in Berlin, TRAUMBERUF IT & TECHNIK in Cologne and Munich and at the vocatium in Berlin.

CODE Open House Day

Open House Day

You are invited to our Open House Day at Factory Berlin. Visit our campus, meet our staff, professors and students and ask us all your questions in person. We look forward to meeting you!

SAVE THE DATE: Our next Open House Day will happen on November 25. You can sign up here: