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42 Prague is a peer-to-peer coding institution with a world-class curriculum.

WHAT IS 42 PRAGUE?

42 Prague is a peer-to-peer coding institution with a world-class curriculum empowering the next leading generation of tech talent in Central and Eastern Europe. Through our educational model, students are trained to become qualified software engineers and design inclusive solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. Up to 450 future programmers will be trained here free of charge in the next 5 years as they prepare for new careers and professional roles. Based on peer-to-peer feedback and gamification, the most important software programming languages will be taught practically, with an additional focus on continuous learning and strengthening social skills.

42 Prague is a member of 42: created in Paris, brought to Prague by ŠKODA AUTO, on a mission to make the Czech Republic a technological heart of Europe. The project was launched in spring 2022.

No classes, no tuition, no limits!

42 PRAGUE CAMPUS

42 Prague campus will be located in Kolbenova area in an emerging district of Prague. The campus will be open 24/7 and equipped with modern hardware, making it accessible for any student at any convenient time to study at their own pace. It will host various events and be the heart of the IT community in Prague.

OUR TEAM

Daria

CEO

Tech enthusiast with experience in software products and AI across different industries - from consulting to manufacturing. TEDx speaker, university lecturer, Forbes columnist on data-driven parenting. Believes that 42 is the ultimate answer to the challenges of both digitization and education.

For cooperation and partnerships: daria@42prague.com

Nicolas

Head of IT & Pedago

A French newly settled in Prague. At 14, he wished for a motorcycle and got a computer. From one computer to another, from a technician to a consultant, he is now taking care of IT and Pedagogy at 42 Prague, believing that the values of 42 might change the world.

Tetiana

Head of Non-Profit Development

With her experience and passion for non-formal education, innovation and sustainability, Tetiana found a sweet spot at 42 Prague. Before she joined the team, Tetiana was running an international environmental non-profit and assisted other NGOs with fundraising and organizational development. She believes that 42 is a space for innovation, ambition for exploration, feeling of belonging and appreciation for diversity.

David

Marketing Lead

Numbers and graph enthusiast. He believes that we have in our hands the tools and the environment that will bring balance to the IT market. From a marketing perspective, his vision is to help companies to fill positions and people to have successful and meaningful careers.

For PR cooperation: david@42prague.com

Kateřina

Community Lead

Our first contact for the applicants and students. Thanks to her calm nature, she manages to answer all questions, listen to students and help them with whatever is bothering them. She gained experience in community management at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and now she uses them when working with the offline and online community of 42 Prague.

Regina

Operation Lead

A big believer in multipotentiality. Keeps our campus running and executes all of the events. 42 values are her own - inclusivity, open culture, and always aiming at excellence. She is proud of both her healthcare and international artists’ management backgrounds, where she developed a passion for education and gained managerial skills.

Jana

HR & Finance Lead

Support of 42 Prague in all financial and personal strategic and operational topics. She gained experience in finance and personnel management in various managerial positions in the Volkswagen Group. Being part of the community on this unique project, where the future is being made, is both a challenge and an honor for her.

Lucia

Partnership Trainee

An avid learner and world explorer. With experience in IT recruitment and studies of Business, she tries to get 42 Prague students the best internship opportunities possible. Fascinated by the IT industry and 42 learning model, she almost became a 42 Prague student instead of a Partnership Trainee.
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

"With the rise of new technologies, we find the need for digitization in almost every industry. It's clear that IT professions will be increasingly in demand and it's important that we have enough skilled professionals. I am pleased that 42 Prague will contribute to the availability of this education."

Jiří Voves,
Chairman of the Board, 42 Prague
Co-founder, Socialbakers (now Emplifi)

"AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE IT EDUCATION IS A WAY TO DEMOCRATIZE INNOVATION. EVERYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN IT AND WANTS TO EXPAND THEIR KNOWLEDGE SHOULD HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO SO- AND 42 PRAGUE IS OPENING THAT DOOR."

doc. Ing. RNDr. Barbora Bühnová Ph.D.,
Co-Founding Member Czechitas & Vice-dean of Masaryk University

"For me, the non-profit organization 42 Prague is synonymous with innovative education. I am happy to support this project as a board member and to bring it to life in the Czech Republic together with the rest of the team."

Ing. Lenka Handlíková,
Experienced financial manager with more than ten years of experience in management positions in the Volkswagen Group. Not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Russia and Slovakia.

PARTNER WITH US

As in any good partnership, we are interested in finding ways to collaborate and grow together. We are trailblazing new paths of education, so that we find new type of talent, and develop a unique, engaged problem-solving culture. If you have a technological vision of where you want to be, and you need hands on deck to build the future - 42 is a helpful partner. If you are looking for value add through coding skills, getting in touch with 42 students is a way to support this path. We are looking for various ways to engage in a partnership - presenting real-world problems and opportunities to students, collaborating on hardware projects or conducting hackathons or coding workshops.

Would you like to become a partner of 42 Prague? Contact our managing director Daria at daria@42prague.com for more information.

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