Unemployed in Germany?

Launch a career in tech and get 100% of your bootcamp tuition covered by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit.

Everything you need to know about the Bildungsgutschein 

What is a Bildungsgutschein?

It’s an education voucher from the Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter that pays 100% of the bootcamp fee for you. No catch–they want to reduce the unemployment rate in Germany. 

Who is eligible?

German residents who need the bootcamp to increase their chances of getting into the job market, as well as anyone:

  • Currently registered with the Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter as unemployed
  • Who is a job seeker facing imminent unemployment
  • Not currently enrolled in a German university program

Steps to apply


Start your Ironhack application in the form above.

Book an appointment with your case worker at the Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter– make sure to do this ASAP as it can take a while!



Pass our personal interview and technical exam.

Request the Study Offer from your Admissions Associate to apply for the Bildungsgutschein.


Prepare for the appointment, highlighting your motivations and how you will benefit from the voucher, to ensure your Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter advisor grants you the voucher.


When granted the voucher, share the great news with your Admissions Associate!


Your Admissions Associate will happily sign and stamp your Bildungsgutschein.



Get ready to unlock your journey into tech! 🚀

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Find the bootcamp that sets you on the right career path

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.

💸 In Germany, our placed graduates earn €42K-€46K on average in their first tech role without prior knowledge or experience.

Web Development (Full Stack)

Learn the skills needed to become a Full Stack Developer, create your own web applications from zero, and get support for your future career in Tech.

💸 In Germany, our placed graduates earn €39K-€43K on average in their first tech role without prior knowledge or experience.


Help protect our increasing shift towards digitalization, by becoming a Cybersecurity Professional. Learn about Operating Systems, Network Admin, Malware Analysis, Ethical Hacking, Risk analysis and much more.

💸 In Germany, our placed graduates earn €45K-€50K on average in their first tech role without prior knowledge or experience.

Data Analytics

Learn the skills and tools needed to become a data analyst and get support for your future career in Tech.

💸 In Germany, our placed graduates earn €39K-€43K on average in their first tech role without prior knowledge or experience.

Data Science and Machine Learning

AI Engineering



Build your Data Scientist skillset! Train computers to learn from data and create your own models to predict the future.

Be at the forefront of tech's biggest disruption. Learn how to apply and integrate AI technologies to build intelligent systems with the power to change the world - starting with your very own chatbot!

DevOps & Cloud Computing


Become the hero every development team needs! Learn how to streamline and automate processes, to make creating and launching software a breeze.

Why an Ironhack Bootcamp?

From Zero to Tech Hero in Months! 

Forget about lengthy degrees. Without hands-on experience, you'd still start at the bottom after graduation. Plus, breaking into the field can be tough without the support of a dedicated Career Services team focused on your success.

At Ironhack, you'll gain in-demand tech skills through hands-on activities and projects that solve real-world problems. 

Our Career Services will get you job-hunt ready and share valuable industry-specific insights for the German market to help you stand out. Combined with Ironhack's renowned reputation among tech companies, you'll have a head start. 

Fast-track your tech career with hands-on bootcamp training and dedicated career services, skipping the slow lane of a traditional degree.

Choose the best format to start changing your life


Supercharge your career with a 9- or 11-week Bootcamp. This is a great choice if you...

Want to totally focus and dedicate yourself fully to the learning experience.

Want to change your career sooner.

Have enough free time to dedicate yourself fully to the Bootcamp.

Have a financial situation which allows you to focus full-time on your education.

Mon-Fri | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Find flexibility and complete your Bootcamp in 24 weeks. A perfect choice if you...

Need to balance studying with work, family, or other commitments.

Have no urgent need to change jobs.

Want more time to absorb the information and complete your projects.

Need to keep working and earning while you study, to ease financial stress.

2 Weekdays | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sat | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Don't just take our word for it

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."

Maikel Millo

I studied business after which I wanted to specialize in data. I chose Ironhack because they were the pioneers in this subject."

I saw that at Ironhack, the instructors and facilitators are genuinely interested in helping us, to know who we are and support us."

Abélia Pételle

Gabriel Ayela

Senior Data Analyst at Artefact

Cybersecurity Analyst - SOC at NTT Ltd

Lead UX Designer at Park Street

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

Still have questions? Ask us!

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