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About CODE

CODE is a state-accredited private University of Applied Sciences in Berlin that offers three Bachelor programs Software Engineering, Interaction Design and Product Management. As an international and inclusive learning environment, CODE aims to attract digital pioneers from all over the world and empower them to live up to their full potential. CODE stimulates transformative innovation by fostering creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and curiosity-driven learning in a community.

Facts & Figures

  • On July 14, 2017, the State of Berlin Senate Chancellery for Science and Research has granted CODE University of Applied Sciences state-recognized status.
  • CODE started its first semester on September 1, 2017 with 88 students.
  • On September 1, 2018, 140 new students began their first semester at CODE.
  • CODE offers the 3 Bachelor programs Software Engineering, Product Management, Interaction Design. All programs are taught in English.
  • CODE’s learning concept is based on Curiosity-Driven Education (which is also evident in our name “C<>DE”). That means CODE wants its students to follow their own interests and drive and learn the skills they are passionate about.
  • The mandatory Science, Technology, and Society (STS) program empower students to engage with other cultures, art, philosophy, and psychology to develop critical judgment skills and acquire the necessary knowledge in the field of digital humanities.
  • Our patner companies include Zalando, XING, Facebook, trivago, SinnerSchrader, Porsche, Hubert Burda Media, Metro, aws, T-Labs und Euler Hermes.
  • CODE is backed by more than two dozen of the most renowned, tech-enthusiastic internet and startup entrepreneurs including Rolf Schrömgens (Trivago), Florian Heinemann (Project A), Benjamin Otto (Otto), Verena Pausder (Fox & Sheep) and Ijad Madisch (ResearchGate)
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CODE in the media

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July 31, 2019: Dieser Altenaer gründete eine Uni in Berlin
(Read the article on come.on)

July 20, 2019: Entwickler nach Maß
(Read the article by Süddeutsch Zeitung)

July 17, 2019: “Ein Gespräch mit Tom Bachem – Vom Geek zum Kanzler seiner eigenen Universität”
(Listen to the podcast by Frank Thelen)

June 1, 2019: “Eine Uni mit Bällebad”
(Read the article by UnAuf online)

May 200, 2019: “Zukunftsgespräche: FH Campus Wien denkt Bildung neu!”
(Read the article in OTS)

May 17, 2019: “CODE: SOLID HACKATHON SUCCESS”
(Read the article by Factory Berlin)

May 13, 2019: “Vermittlung von Kompetenzen erfordert radikales Umdenken”
(Read the article by Wiener Zeitung)

May 9, 2019: “Tom Bachem erklärt Computational Thinking”
(Watch the video by ada – Heute das Morgen verstehen.)

April 9, 2019: “Students to accelerate public sector innovation in Germany, ‘powered by AWS’”
(Read the article by aws)

April 4, 2019: “Manuel Dolderer über die Auswirkungen gesellschaftlicher Veränderungen auf die Bildung.”
(Read the article on FH Campus Wien)

April 3, 2019: “Thomas Bachem: Vom Coding Kid zum Serial Entrepreneur und Universitätsgründer”
(Watch the video by ChangeRider)

March 3, 2019: “Should we stop worrying and learn to love AI?”
(Read the article by our professor Fabian on Conditiohumana.io)

February 25, 2019: “Gründer der CODE University startet Programm für junge Unternehmer”
(Read the article in Gründerszene)

February 23, 2019: “Fail fast, fail often: Drei Studenten wollen Unternehmen dabei helfen, Fehler schneller und günstiger aufzuspüren”
(Read the article in Business Insider)

February 1,2019: “You learn to collaborate from the very start”
(Read the interview with our student Dani on study.eu)

January 22,.2019: “Ein Hotspot für digitale Game-Changer”
(Read the article in HI:TECH CAMPUS

November 11, 2018: “EXPLORING WHAT’S POSSIBLE WITH CODE”
(Read the Interview with our students by factoryberlin)

November 9, 2018: “Thomas Bachem, Gründer & Kanzler CODE University – Bildung für die digitalen Pioniere von morgen”
(Read the article on digitalerMut)

October 11, 2018: “Digitale Transformation: Euler Hermes startet Kooperation mit CODE University”
(Read the article on finanzen.net)

October 11, 2018: “E-Learning & Blended Learning Methoden von Code-University Gründer Thomas Bachem”
(Listen to the podcast by Kursersteller)

October 5, 2018: “Wir bilden Hacker zu Gründern aus”
(Read the article by Wirtschaftswoche)

September 23, 2018: “Manuel Dolderer – Bildung anders denken & Hochschule anders machen”
(Read the article on Für-Gründer.de)

June 15, 2018: “Trau dich und start up!”
(Read the article by absolut karriere)

June 15, 2018: “CODE University: Berliner Hochschule will “digitale Elite” ausbilden”
(Read the article in der brutkasten)

June 14, 2018: “Uni selbst gemacht”
(Read the article in VDI nachrichten)

June 14, 2018: “CODE Berlin: Studieren wie im Start-up”
(Read the article in WERTGARANTIE)

May 15, 2018: “Digitaler Wandel „Computer verleihen uns Superkräfte””
(Read the article in Tagesspiegel)

April 21, 2018: “Südwestfalen Agentur: Erste Fachimpulse für die Regionale 2025”
(Read the article in LokalPlus)

February 6, 2018: “Vom Unternehmer zum Hochschulgründer”
(Watch the video by GEDANKENtanken)

February 2, 2018: “CODE University „In Berliner Start-ups kommt jeder Zweite aus dem Ausland“”
(Read the article in Tagesspiegel)

December 21, 2017: “Burda kooperiert mit CODE University. Partners in Coding”
(Read the release by Burda)

2Decemer 200, 2017: “CODE University und Sinner Schrader sorgen für Digitalnachwuchs”
(Read the article in WuV)

December 19, 2017: “Programmierer-Hochschule in Berlin
“Was Eigenes aufmachen. Und reich werden””
(Read the article in Spiegel)

Decemer 11, 2017: “Konferenz: Digitale Bildung für alle – „Das Digitale gehört fest in die Lebenswelt von Kindern“”
(Read the article on politik-digital.de)

December 8, 2017: “Metro ist neuer Partner der Code University”
(Read the article in NGIN FOOD)

December 7, 2017: “Metro-IT wird von außen oft unterschätzt”
(Read the article in Lebensmittelzeitung)

December 6, 2017: “DIGITALE INKLUSION: DAS UMDENKEN BEGINNT IM KOPF!”
(Read the articleni DIGITAL IMAGINATION)

December 19,2017: “Was Eigenes aufmachen. Und reich werden”
(Read the article on Spiegel Online)

July 17, 2017: “CODE – Hochschule für Tech-Nachwuchs ist nun staatlich anerkannt”
(Read the article in Wirtschaftswoche)

July 17,2017: “Code University startet im Oktober in Berlin”
(Read the article in Berliner Morgenpost)

July 17, 2017: “Eine Uni für den Tech-Nachwuchs”
(Read the article on Handelsblatt.com)

July 17, 2017: “Hier lernt bald die digitale Elite von morgen”
(Read the article on Lead digital)

June 4, 2017: “Nicht nur was für Nerds”
(Read the article on Sueddeutsche.de)

June 29, 2017: “Deep Dive: Tom Bachem über das innovative Konzept der CODE”
(Read the article and listen to the podcast on Digitalkompakt.de)

June 3, 2017 “Calling all Tech Talent”
(Read the article on Handelsblatt)

May 28, 2017: “Start-ups und Co. Berlin entwickelt sich zur großen Denkfabrik”
(Read the article on Berliner-Kurier.de)

April 27, 2017: “Die deutschen Unis bereiten die Studenten nicht auf das Leben vor – deswegen gründe ich meine eigene”
(Read the article on huffingtonpost.de)

April 14, 2017: “Think big! Einfach mal eine Universität gründen”
(Read the articlel on blog.go-ahead.de)

April 5, 2017: “Dieser 31-jährige Millionär hat eine Startup-Uni in Berlin gegründet — mit einem ungewöhnlichen Konzept”
(Read the article on businessinsider.de)

April 5, 2017: “La Silicon Allee di Berlino: intervista a Thomas Bachem, fondatore della Code University”
(Read the article on ilmitte.com)

March 30, 2017: “Warum Startup-Gründer Thomas Bachem eine Hochschule gründet”
(Read the articleon page-online.de)

March 27, 2017: “Eine neue Universität für Techies bekommt Millionen von Szenegrößen”
(Read the article on wired.de)

Februar 21, 2017: “#cnetz begrüßt Gründung der CODE University”
(Read the article on #cnetz)

February 21, 2017: “Im Ländervergleich: Privatunis gehen meist leer aus”
(Read the article on correctiv.ruhr)

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