Being the largest of its kind in the Arab world, the initiative aims to give one million young Arabs the essential future skills required for the job market by learning the language of the future; coding. In 2017, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister and Sovereign of Dubai, launched the “One million Arab Coders” initiative; an educational platform that offers exceptional free programs to people interested in developing their digital skills.

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The medjouel.com team informs you that the initiative consists of three phases which will end over two years:

The first phase: includes the registration of Arab students and tutors. Participants can start free training and receive a certificate at the end of each course. In this phase, there are four tracks and courses: Full-Stack web developer track, Android developer track, front-end Web developer track, data analyst track.
The second phase: the 1,000 best students will be selected as part of the “Coders Challenge”, and they will be able to register and receive more advanced courses, scholarships and professional courses for professionals.
Third stage: the winner of the first place will receive a prize of $ 1 million, while the other five will receive $ 50,000 each and $ 25,000 for the first 4 teachers.

Areas of concentration of opportunities:

Udacity tracks:

Microsoft course:

Languages ​​required

English or Arabic

eligible countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI TURKEY, MAURITANIA, COMURICE and   OTHER COUNTRIES DO ARE NOT MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

ALL COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD.

Program period

6   months

Eligibility conditions (criteria)

  • There are no requirements only You must be online to take the course you have selected.
  • All courses and exams in the program are offered free of charge.
  • You don’t need previous programming experience.

Opportunity cost

(Fully funded)

  • Get high quality online courses and certifications.
  • All courses and exams in the program are offered free of charge.
  • Nanodegree scholarships for the best 1000 students.
  • Win  $ 1,000,000  for the 1st winner,  $ 50,000  for the top 5 graduates.
  • Their partners at Bayt.com will help graduates of the initiative find employment opportunities in the programming field.

How to register

First step:  select a track of your choice from  here.

Step Two:  Register from  here  and take the course for free  .

Third step:  learn the basics of coding in just 2 weeks and get certified to participate.

Step Four:  Complete the course within 6 months and get certified for completion.

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