42 LISBOA IS OPEN TO EVERYONE
Never written a line of code in your life?
Worry not: the only requirement to apply to 42 Lisboa is to be at least 18 years old.
That aside, and regardless of your credentials, 42 doors stand wide open for you.
Your application starts with two online logic tests: one lasts 4 minutes and the other 2 hours. No programming skills are required to pass. Choose a quiet location with a good internet connection and take the test. In less than 48 hours, you’ll know if you have moved on to the next stage
During Check-in, you will spend 1 hour visiting the campus of 42 Lisboa, getting to know our team, learning method, and other candidates like you. Throughout the year, you will have several Check-in dates allowing you to choose the one that suits you the most.
This is the last stage before joining 42. The Piscine is an intensive 26 days bootcamp, from monday to sunday. During this period you’ll dive in 42 and learn a lot about coding, teamwork, and about yourself. Most of all, we want you to discover if 42 is the right answer for you.
The 42 curriculum was designed so you can consolidate strong knowledge in coding as well the right skills to further explore the areas you are most interested in. You are learn by developing practical projects that will not only challenge you to conquer strong tech skills, but also to become a problem solver, resilient, autonomous.
At 42 you will learn by developing projects. It doesn’t matter how you find out how to do it, as long as you learn through the process. We want you to find what better works on your learning experience should it be watching videos, reading texts, trying out infinite times.
We all have different productivity levels throughout the day and the week. Some of us are highly productive at night, others perform better in the early hours of the day. 42 Lisboa is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year so you have the chance to find out what works best for you, build your own rythm and set your own schedules.
The 42 method was designed to develop several skills. Besides gaining solid knowledge of programming, you build up on your resilience, ability to face frustration, creativity, communication skills and capacity to work in teams.
The 42 Lisboa campus was designed not only as an optimal environment for peer-to-peer learning, but also as the ideal space for activities and events promoted by you, the staff, and the partners. As a 42 student, you are part of a global community of over 15.000 students and alumni.
42 offers a unique experience at each of its 42 campuses worldwide. The demands of the curriculum are balanced with regular activities for you to relax, socialize, and build community. Every day at 42 is a new opportunity to grow in a comfortable and fun environment.