Start a new career in tech

Applications are open for our upcoming courses. You don’t need a technical background – you just need a high motivation to join. Most of our courses are in English, but we also offer a Spanish version (but with the materials in English).

Studying at Migracode requires effort and time from your side. We offer two weekly classroom activities, Besides those classes, you need to work daily on your homework. Once you are accepted as a student, you will receive the specific schedules.

Read more or apply directly by scrolling all the way down. Make sure to read all the information before applying.

Why study at Migracode?

No participation costs, free laptop usage and open use of co-working spaces

Connecting you to companies, support with job search and help with job preparations

Become part of our community and get to know people from different backgrounds

The course is free of cost. In return, we ask 100% dedication from each student. During the eight-month code course at Migracode – including the classroom activities and the homework exercises – you need to dedicate up to 25-30 hours per week to be able to complete our course.

What will you learn?

Introduction: The Terminal and GitHub


In the first week, you will get an introduction to the world of coding, including explanations how to use the terminal, what GitHub is and why you will use it and how to ‘push’ the website you made during the application process to this developers platform.

Module 1: HTML & CSS


HTML and CSS are the building blocks of any website and in this module we teach you how to use them well. You will learn how to make responsive, modern websites.

Modules 2, 3 & 4: JavaScript


Over nine weeks, we take you from writing your first javascript program all the way to the most modern tools and techniques. You’ll learn how to make website’s interactive and to write excellent, clean code. 

Module 5: React


React is a modern framework that makes creating complex website’s in a reusable way very easy. In this module we teach how React works and why it is a great way to make websites.

Module 6: Databases/Node


Databases and Node go hand in hand and are essential for any modern web application. In this module we teach you how NodeJS operates, while also teaching the theory and implementation of a database.

Module 7: Real Life Project


In the last part of our course, you will work in a small team to develop a product. The project is a simulation of how you would have to work in a tech company, and encourages you to combine all the things you have learned during the course.

Module 8: Soft Skills


Throughout the course, we offer various soft skills trainings to fully prepare you to work in a team inside a tech company. For instance, we offer effective communication trainings, personality trainings and professional writing training sessions.

Course Structure

Weekday Class

Evening class on a weekday from 18:00 to 22:00


Up to 20 hours each week, with help from our volunteers

Weekend Class

Morning or afternoon class on Saturday of four hours

Please note that all our activities are currently being carried out online due to the Covid19 situation.

Our learning objectives in detail

Technical skills:

  • Lean to understand and use the following coding languages on a medium to advanced level: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React, NodeJS and Databases
  • Learn how to use Git and the Command Line, and also how to use the related GitHub platform
  • Learn how to use project management tools such as Trello, Slack and Cloud Services
  • Learn how to think in algorithms and how to search for solutions

Job-seeking skills:

  • Learn how to use LinkedIn and how to benefit most from this platform
  • Learn how to prepare and go through an interview process to get hired by a professional IT company
  • Learn how to create and design a professional CV/Resume

General soft skills:

  • Learn how to work in a team under supervision of a mentor
  • Learn how to communicate effectively through professional communication training
  • Learn how to work with people from different cultures and nationalities
  • Learn how to cope with work-related stress and how to plan ahead
  • Learn how to be proactive in asking things and approaching people

Read the story of a Migracode student from Syria

You can also receive..

Psychological support

We have a internal mental health care team with a social worker and two therapists who are ready to support you

Basic legal support

We have various volunteers who have knowledge about work permits and other legal topics, who will try to help you

Career coaching

We have some great volunteers who can guide you if you feel lost about your career in tech and your future options

Child daycare

If you have children and you cannot afford daycare for them during classes, we have volunteers who can take care of them

Are you ready to apply?