How to get the Bildungsgutschein

Start your bootcamp with 100% tuition covered by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit.


Starting price



with the job center

*only applicable if you are unemployed and based in Germany

How does the Bildungsgutschein work?

  • Who is eligible for a Bildungsgutschein?

    Anyone who is registered in Germany and either:

    1. Currently employed but facing unemployment in the near future.
    2. Currently unemployed. 
    3. Require further training or retraining.
    4. On a short-time work scheme (Kurzarbeit).

  • Why do they pay for me?

    The Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Office) aims to reduce the unemployment rate in Germany. Therefore, as long as you are motivated to find a job, they are ready to advise you and support you.

  • How can a Bildungsgutschein help me with a career change?

    Ironhack Germany offers 9-week intensive bootcamps in Web Development, UX/UI Design, and Data Analytics that are 100% certified and covered by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit. You will get the skills you need to start your career in tech and we will additionally provide you with career support after graduation to help you find the job you want.

  • It all sounds perfect, what do I do next?

    Talk to our admission team to decide which bootcamp is better for you. We will help you prepare everything you need for the application.

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Get ready for the best educational experience in Berlin or from anywhere online.

Study 9 weeks full time or 24 weeks part time to transform your career and join the 11,000 Ironhack grads all over the world working in tech.


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UX/UI Design

Learn user centered design applying the Design Thinking process and validate your ideas through user research, prototyping, user testing, and heuristic evaluation.

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Web Development

Learn the fundamentals of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Express, MongoDB and Testing with agile methodologies.

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Data Analytics

Dive deep into serious works in data analytics using Pandas, to turn your dota into amazing visualizations for story telling purposes.

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Learn about Operating Systems, Network Admin, Malware Analysis, Ethical Hacking, Risk Analysis & much more.

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Choose the best format to start changing your life

In Campus - Berlin

Full Time Course (9 weeks)

  • right Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 18:00h
  • right Classes in English

Part Time Course (24 weeks)

  • right Tuesdays and Thursdays after work class schedule & Saturdays day-long class
  • right Classes in English

Remote course

Full Time Course (9 weeks)

  • right Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 18:00h
  • right Classes in English

Part Time Course (24 weeks)

  • right Tuesdays and Thursday after work class schedule & Saturdays day long class.
  • right Classes in English

Become a UX Designer

UX/UI Prework

60-hour course focused on giving prospective students the fundamental skills to hit the groud running and make the most out of the Bootcamp.

Module #1: User Experience (UX)

Module one covers the introduction for two key methodologies that you'll use for the rest of your career as a UX Designer: Design Thinking and Agile.

Module #2: User Interaction (UI)

This module focuses on Visual design and how to scale it to create functional and desirable user experience.

Module #3: Front-end Development

One week crash course on the main technologies that support front end: HTML & CSS.

Become a Web Developer

Web Dev Prework

When you become an official student, you're given access to 60 hours of online web development content on our student platform.

Module #1: HTML/CSS & Javascript

You'll be introduced to the fundamentals of responsive web design with HTML/CSS and the amazing world of Javascript.

Module #2: NodeJS Express MongoDB

You will learn everything you need about programming a server using NodeJS, Express and Handlebars. Additionally, you will learn about non-relational database MongoDB and Mongoose.

Module #3: REACT

You will learn one of the most populars Frontend frameworks on the world: ReactJS. Concepts such Single Page App (SPA) and components based frameworks will start to sound familiar.

Become a Data Analyst

Data Analytics Prework

When you become an official student, you're given access to 60 hours of online learning material focusing on command line, Git, Python, MySQL, and statistical analysis.

Module #2: Advanced Data Analytics

You will take a deeper look into the mathematics. Use Python to develop an understanding of inferential statistics and probability, as well as BI fundamentals. After, you will learn storytelling presentation techniques to visualize your data and insights. A complete analysis from real data sets!

Module #1: Python

With introductions to data wrangling and cleaning, APIs and web scraping as well as developing intermediate Git, SQL and Python skills, you’ll be able to create your first novel data set.

Module #3: Fundamentals of machine learning

You’ll develop an understanding of the machine learning workflow, both supervised and unsupervised learning, and the essentials of popular ML algorithms. Then you will build, train and evaluate models to make predictions on real data sets!


Become a Cybersecurity Professional

Cybersecurity Prework

When you become an official student, you're given access to 20 hours of online learning material. This prework will familiarize you with what a computer is, how operating systems work and what networks are. This knowledge will get you ready for learning Cybersecurity and prepare to thrive in our fast-paced learning process during the bootcamp.

Module #2: Security & Threats

You will learn how to understand and build a security program as well as to identify and tackle the principles and most common threats in today’s environment.

Module #1: Understanding the principles of Cybersecurity

You’ll be onboarded on everything that is necessary to have a cybersecurity mindset: Device hardware, software processes, networking traffic, analysis of network topologies, System & network admin concepts, tactics and security principles, protocols components and much more.

Module #3: Real projects for your new career

You will start protecting real time Cyber Attacks as well as performing a security analysis and architecture evaluation and running static and dynamic analysis from different data sources.

What our alumni say about us


According to Switchup & Coursereport

“Attending Ironhack provided me with the tools and experience to successfully transition into a UX Role

Their learning environment is crafted to simulate real world experience which was beneficial once I landed my first job.”



“My experience with the Ironhack Bootcamp was incredible!

Those 9 weeks were some of the most challenging and exciting of my entire educational life"



"I wish college prepared me half as much as Ironhack did.

"It's the best way to get real world practical skills that will make you competitive in the job market place."




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