Kickstart your career. Change your life

Become an in-demand Java back-end and Android mobile developer. Gain real-world knowledge and practical experience. Land your dream job in IT. Faster.

Sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Join the ranks of another 4800+ Telerik Academy ninjas. But don’t just take our word for it - let the successes of our alumni speak.


  • Who is this for?

    Whether you have zero or little programming knowledge, this program will equip you with the skills to succeed. You only need to be 18 years of age or older and eager to kickstart your career in software development.

  • How you can prepare for the exam

    Ace the entrance exam by reviewing our extensive online preparation materials on Java basics.

    Take part in our online practice exams to test and polish your skills in Java Fundamentals:


  • April 20
    Submit early bird application
  • Mar 28 - Apr 27
    Take Online Mock Exams (optional)
  • Apr 27
    Last chance to apply
  • Apr 27-30
    Take Online Cognitive Test
  • Apr 30 or May 2

    Take Onsite Entrance Exam
  • May 28

    Program Starts


Immersive Program

During 440+ hours of intensive training, you’ll learn how to build interactive, end-to-end Android applications. You’ll also master building web applications, covering topics such as Java Fundamentals, Data Structures, Algorithms and Databases.

Want to learn more, see our detailed curriculum.

Path to Success

At Telerik Academy Alpha Java+Android you will:

  • Think like a developer. Code like a ninja
  • Master mobile and Back-end web app development
  • Develop Android apps ready to be featured on Google Play
  • Build an extensive portfolio to showcase your practical skills
  • Prepare for a successful career start

Program Details

  • Prerequisite

    Basic knowledge of Java programming and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.

  • Schedule

    Lectures are held Monday – Friday at Telerik Academy in Sofia. To recharge your batteries, you’ll have 2 weeks of vacation.

  • Commitment

    100% onsite participation. Expect an average of 20+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.

  • Language of Instruction

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

  • Duration

    To get the most out of the program and then jumpstart a rewarding career, you’ll need to focus on your studies for 6 months. It will be difficult to impossible to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy Alpha.

Tuition Model

Start a job within our partner network

Your education is free!
The Partner will pay for it.

Free Tuition

Start a job at any non-partner company

Pay for your education after you start a job. Financing provided by a bank partner.

Tuition BGN 4,000 3,000 if you apply by April 20 (Total, no extra fees)

In short:

  • If you are employed by a partner, your tuition is waived
  • Payment of tuition fee doesn’t start until 6 months after graduation (grace period)
  • Deferred payment over 12-24 months’ period
  • Automatic credit approval with a bank, partner of Telerik Academy
  • Zero risk: Money-back guarantee. Drop-out with no consequences up to 1.5 months of program start