THE SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE IS NOW IN PORTO
42 is among the best coding schools in the world, with over 15.000 students in 25 countries.
Here you learn in a different way, by developing real projects in teams, based on a gamified curriculum where you earn points that allow you to level up.
100% DEFINED BY YOU
Open 24h, 7 days a week, challenging each student to set their own pace and path, according to their availability and interests.
The 42 program is 100% free, there are no academic requirements for you to apply and employability is guaranteed, promoting the development of a more techy future generation.
If you are at least 18 years old and you are willing to learn, what is holding you up?
< What will I learn at 42? >
At 42 you start by learning the fundamental concepts of programming, so you can build the strong basis to later on choose the area you want to become an expert in: cyber security, data analytics, web development, among many others.
< Can I have a career in tech after 42? >
More than learning how to code, at 42 you learn how to solve problems, to be creative, to work in teams. Besides hard technical skills, those are some of the competences that recruiters look for the most. Several of the big tech companies already hire 42 graduates worldwide.
< Do 42 studies need to be presential? >
Yes. The 42 learning method promotes the development of your soft skills based on a peer-to-peer experience. You will be encouraged to work as a team, so the campus truly is the best place to meet with your peers and move forward on your projects.
< How can I apply? >
You can start your application anytime you want by completing two online games. After that, you’ll have to enroll for a Piscine – a 26 days bootcamp where you will dive in the 42 learning model.
< Do I need to have any coding experince? >
For you to be selected to 42, you don’t need to have any previous experience in coding. You just need a really strong will to learn
< Is it truly free to study at 42? >
100% free. We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to develop their talents, so at 42 students are not asked o pay any fee before, during or after their cursus. This is possible thanks to the support of several corporate and individual donors who have decided to bet in education and provide you this opportunity.
< How long does it take to complete the 42 cursus? >
Each student has the freedom – and responsibility – to learn at their own pace, so there is no established deadline for you to finish your cursus. However, you should plan to commit at least 20h per week to the 42 cursus (ideally 40h).