Barcelona Coding Bootcamps

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Last Updated: October 22, 2019
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Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is a leading tourist, cultural, and economic center that has major global influence in the areas of entertainment, media, education, commerce, fashion, the arts, and science. The city has experienced significant growth in recent years, with its tech sector experiencing expansion as well. Barcelona’s quality of life and startup ecosystem has placed it as one of the top cities live, work, and play for digital nomads. It’s also home to several immersive bootcamp experiences for those looking to break into the tech field. Highly-rated local bootcamps, including Skylab Coders Academy, Codeworks, and Data Science Dojo, cover subjects like web development, data analytics, data science, and many others.

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1. Le Wagon

Locations: Amsterdam, Bali, Barcelona, Belo Horizonte, Berlin +35 More
Courses: Web Development Course - Full-Time, Web Development Course - Part-Time, Data Science - Full-Time, +1 More
Subjects: CSS, Data Science, Data Structures, HTML, JavaScript +8 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Prospective programmers can take nine weeks to complete the necessary training to push their career forward or launch an all-new career in Barcelona. Prior to beginning the bootcamp, students must complete the Ruby track on Codecademy, which is a prerequisite course covering introductory programming concepts.

2. Ironhack

Locations: Online, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid +4 More
Courses: Web Development Part-Time, Web Development Bootcamp, UX/UI Design Bootcamp, +4 More
Subjects: Bootstrap, CSS, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Design Principles +16 More
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Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes

Located in the Sant Marti district of Barcelona, IronHack offers nine- or 26-week course lengths for part- and full-time bootcamps (on-campus) focused on data analytics and web development. Career coaches offer one-on-one mentorship through the job search process and they have partnerships with over 600 companies.

3. UXER School

Locations: Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia
Courses: User Experience Immersive, Virtual Reality Design Immersive, Design Research Course, +3 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, Axure, Business, Design Principles, Design Sprint +6 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

UXER School fully prepares students for technology careers with full-time and part-time bootcamps ranging from 1 to 12 weeks in length. Courses are geared towards employment, with career services available to help students build their portfolio, make contacts, and network with companies that are hiring.

4. Ubiqum Code Academy

Locations: Online, Barcelona, Geneva, Madrid
Courses: Web Development with Java, Data Analytics & Machine Learning, Web Development with JavaScript, +1 More
Subjects: AJAX, Algorithms, AngularJS, AWS, Big Data +24 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Ubiqum Code Academy in Barcelona offers IT and technology training that takes students from beginner to job-ready in 12- or 20-week bootcamps. This course is backed by a guarantee in which half of the tuition is due upfront and the rest is only due once the graduate is hired.

5. Skylab Coders Academy

Locations: Barcelona
Courses: Web Development Bootcamp with Javascript (11 weeks )
Subjects: AJAX, Behavior Driven Development (BDD), CSS, Data Structures, Express.js +11 More
Flexible Classes
Flexible Classes

Skylab Coders is an 11-week full-time course, taught in Spanish, for students looking to become web developers. It runs Monday through Friday, just a short walk from Bogatell Beach on the Mediterranean, and students include amateurs, vocational school students, software engineers, SEO experts, designers, and professionals who work with developers.

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6. Data Science Dojo

Locations: Online, Albuquerque, Austin, Barcelona, NYC, Seattle +2 More
Courses: 5-Day Data Science Bootcamp, Remote Data Science and Data Engineering Bootcamp, Data Science for Managers and Business Leaders, +1 More
Subjects: Algorithms, Data Science, Data Visualization, Hadoop, Machine Learning +2 More
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Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Barcelona hosts Data Science Dojo’s five-day bootcamp in the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel with attendees from major industry leaders in the information technology industry hoping to learn more. Data Science Dojo’s instructors are practitioners who focus on a relevant, practical curriculum with interactive, hands-on exercises.

7. Codeworks

4.96/5 (73 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Barcelona, Berlin, London, Toronto
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Web Development Immersive, Corporate Training
Subjects: A/B Testing, Algorithms, Angular, AngularJS, CSS +20 More
Available Online
Available Online

Codeworks offers an eight-week bootcamp in web development and a 12-week bootcamp in software construction. The bootcamps are intensive and require a major time commitment, with students engaging in lectures, exercises, and assignments six days a week, 11 hours a day.

8. Barcelona Code School

4.59/5 (27 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Barcelona
Courses: JavaScript Full-Stack Online Bootcamp, JavaScript Full-Stack Bootcamp, Programming with JavaScript, +1 More
Subjects: A/B Testing, Command Line, CSS, Design Principles, Git +15 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Barcelona Code School offers full-time courses that produce job-ready developers in just 9 weeks with up-to-date, intensive instruction. A 2-week introductory course is also available, while financing options and 1-on-1 mentoring ensure students will have every resource necessary to succeed.

2021 Best Barcelona Bootcamps received an average 4.00 of 5 based on 3443 reviews.

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Available Online

Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.

Verified Outcomes

Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.

Flexible Classes

Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.

Job Guarantee

Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.

GI Bill

Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VET TEC Provider

Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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