42: Learn to code.

Break the codes.

The program

42 is a future-proof computer science training to educate the next generation of software engineers. The 42 program takes a project-based approach to progress and is designed to develop technical and people skills that match the expectations of the labor market.

  • No courses. No teachers. No classes.

  • Project-based pedagogy

  • Peer-to-peer learning

  • Gamification

Our values

42’s position is unique in the world of higher education: it is based on the strong value of a sustainable professional integration in the labor market.

What makes 42’s training different?

  • Tuition-free

  • Inclusive

  • No diploma or degree required

  • No prior coding or math experience required

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After 42

In the labor market with a high demand for digital talent, 42 guides its students towards successful and sustainable careers.

What jobs and careers can you expect?

After 42


42 opened its first campus in Paris
to offer the best possible learning environment.

Discover the 42 Campus in Paris

An international network

42 has developed the broadest network of IT campuses in the world, tuition-free, innovative and open to all.

Locations of 42 campuses around the world







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Cost of education


Global medium age

In short, 42 is:


A 3-year program without paying tuition fees before, during or after your studies. There are no hidden costs.


No diploma required, as long as you have reached the majority.


No classes, no teachers, only mutual aid.

International network

More than 50 campuses in more than 30 countries in the world.

100% of alumni are hired

In every field of IT.

For beginners, too

No prior coding or math experience required; training starts from scratch.