Get an early start to Telerik Academy Alpha

Telerik Academy Alpha JAVA is our brand new 6-month program that will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to jumpstart your career as a Java developer. Do you want to join the ranks of another 4800+ ninjas whom we have trained? You’ve come to the right place.

Admission is now closed. Be the first to know about the next Telerik Academy Alpha JAVA cohort and get a head start in your application.


  • Is this for you?

    If you're looking for a job but have little or no programming knowledge, are a tech student or a graduate, a junior developer or an expert in another field, you should by all means apply. You also need to be 18 years of age or older. Due to the format of the program, it will be very difficult to impossible for you to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy. Read more about the successful career development of our alumni here.

  • How you can prepare for the exam

    To ensure you ace our entrance exam, make sure you spend some time reviewing our online preparation resources on Java — video lessons, assignments and other materials.

    Also, don’t forget to check out our FAQ for more information


  • Jan - Feb
    Submit CV and Cover Letter
  • 3 - 14 Feb
    Take Online Mock Exams
  • 19 Feb
    Join Webinar
  • 26 Feb - 2 Mar
    Take Entrance Exam
  • 7 - 13 Mar

    Attend Interview
  • 26 March

    Program Starts


What you'll learn

During the 6-month training you’ll master in-demand skills and obtain hands-on experience to make you highly competitive on the job market. In addition to developing tech skills, you’ll also amplify your soft skills and master valuable techniques for faster and more efficient learning.

Through innovative teaching methods and a personalized training approach mixed with work on real-world projects, you’ll build up the skillset to be a junior full-stack Java developer. Upon graduation, you’ll have access to our partner network and be ready to jumpstart a successful IT career.

So, what’s stopping you from joining the program?

Java Track

  • Java empowers you to create apps that work almost anywhere—from mobile, web and desktop to IoT and cars.
  • It is among the most popular programming languages in the world, used in websites like Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn and eBay.
  • Full-stack Java developers are in great demand and will continue to be so due to Java's large install base.
  • Java has English-like syntax, which makes it ideal for new learners.
  • Gain access to key practical knowledge and insight needed to become the next Java ninja developer— advanced Java, object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms, high quality code, unit testing, databases, front-end fundamentals, SpringMVC. Learn more in our detailed curriculum.


  • Take advantage of our world-class education at no cost

    8+ years of experience in tech education and unparalleled track record of our alumni successes sound convincing? Take advantage of these by only investing your time and effort.

  • Gain in-demand knowledge and skills. Faster

    Starting with only basic programming skills, you can turn into a ninja software developer in just 6 months with our accelerated program.

  • Benefit from an innovative teaching approach

    Telerik Academy seasoned trainers will use best practices and elements from leading teaching methodologies to put teamwork and hands-on projects front and center.

  • Receive personalized training that builds on your strengths

    Traditional lectures will be replaced with a personalized and interactive teaching approach where our trainers serve as your mentors and coaches.

  • Take an industry-recognized certificate to your next job

    Upon graduation, you will receive a certificate of completion, proving that you possess in-depth software development skills.

  • Jumpstart your career in the tech industry

    Benefit from our partner network to land a successful career in software development upon graduation.

Program Details

What is expected of you?

  • Prerequisite

    You must show basic knowledge of Java programming and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry is expected of you.

  • Commitment

    The intensive program requires 100% onsite participation. You are expected to commit to an average of 20+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.

  • Schedule

    Your lectures will be held daily, Monday – Friday, at Telerik Academy in Sofia. To recharge your batteries, you will have 3 weeks of vacation.

  • Duration

    Your training will start on March 26 and is expected to finish at the end of September.

  • Language of instruction

    Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.