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Udacity Nanodegree: 6-Month License

What you learn

What is Udacity?

Udacity is a private online education provider. The Udacity online education platform provides practical tech-focused online courses in collaboration with leading tech companies. Udacity’s Nanodegree programs are co-created with industry leaders and are designed for lifelong learners. Udacity Nanodegree programs focus on jobs related to Software Development, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and more.​

What is a Nanodegree and and how is it structured?

A Nanodegree is an online course. It is highly interactive with activities, such as quizzes and exercises, interspersed between short videos and interviews with instructors and industry experts. After a lesson, there will usually be a problem set with exercises for you to reaffirm that you have learned the material. Just like the quizzes and videos, you can repeat them as many times as you like. You will learn by dealing with real-world projects built in partnership with top tier companies that lead to real skills mastery. One of the highlights around learning with Udacity is the capstone project included at the end of a program. You can add your project to your portfolio afterwards.

While progressing through a Nanodegree, you will benefit from personalized mentoring, as well as detailed project reviews and feedback. Upon successful completion of a course, you will receive an official Udacity Nanodegree certificate of achievement.

How long will the Nanodegree program take?

Usually, 3-4 months is the regular and estimated period of time for most Nanodegrees to complete them. However, we are offering a six-months entry, as more time is often needed an required. This depends on the complexity of the program and on individual previous knowledge.

Can I complete the course at my own pace?

There are two start-dates per year. Participants begin the course together. After that, your time is at  your own disposal and you can work independently and at your own pace. ​If you would like to start inmediately please contact your HR department or the Bertelsmann University team, there may be an unused license that you can use.

What is the program language?

The program language of all Udacity Nanodegree programs is English. All Udacity course videos have English subtitles. ​

Which Nanodegrees are bookable?

As a Bertelsmann employee you are able to book all available Udacity Nanodegrees! Please find an overview of all Udacity Nanodegrees here.

How you learn

  • Real-world projects form industry experts 
    With real-world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top-tier companies, you will master the tech skills which companies are looking for​
  • 1-on-1 technical mentor
    You will be assigned a knowledgeable mentor who guides your learning and is focused on answering your questions, motivating you, and keeping you on track​
  • Flexible learning program
    You will get a custom learning plan tailored to fit in with your busy life. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals on a schedule that works best for you


If you book via Bertelsmann these are your benefits:

  • You get first-level support from the Bertelsmann University and will be introduced to the Nanodegree in a Bertelsmann only Webinar
  • You can exchange with other Bertelsmann employees who work in the same working environment
  • You can complete another nanodegree during the 6-month access, if you are finish your first Nandogree quickly
  • You can change your nanodegree once a month, if you decide to work on a different topic
  • Your learning progress will automatically be recorded to your learning history on peoplenet
  • Your company bears the costs for the license and will be charged by intercompany invoicing (no personal credit card is needed

Further details

Nanodegree Portfolio