Contemporary Technology University

Contech is a novel university of applied sciences focused on the software-based economy of tomorrow. “Contech Students” are provided with studying and take advantage of living and learning in four different world cities, San Francisco, New York, Berlin and Singapore (and vacation in Bali).

Master's Programmes



The founding team behind Contech has been in the education and talent development industry since 2005 providing access to education over 45,000 students globally. By the time 2014, the skill gap in the technology field was so big that employers in Contech's network was looking for talents in the newly founded fields were disappointed that the academic landscape. 


Today’s complex, global economy requires a skilled workforce that can leverage technology to fuel success. Contech’s robust suite of programs includes all the fundamental pillars of innovation to give individuals and teams several options for growth and development. We offer programs in artificial intelligence, data science, digital marketing, programs that shape the digital economy today. Students can choose from a range of formats and modalities to help them best achieve their goals, including full-time, part-time, on campus, and online.


Contech invests in you by offering degree programs, skills and job opportunities for the careers of software based economy of tomorrow. Instead of paying the full tuition, you can agree to pay a percentage of their income after you're employed, and only if you're making more than $30k per year. If you don't find a job, or don't reach that level of income, you'll never pay it.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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Housing services

Contech uses the best tech hubs around the world as campus spaces to constantly enlarge employer network, at the moment 32 tech partners. Contech’s global presence, tech network, and hiring partners are three of our biggest assets. In addition to programs designed exclusively to meet employer needs, we foster a pipeline of industry professionals who serve as instructors, mentors, and coaches. This thriving professional network helps our recent graduates find jobs and make connections, setting them up for success on the job, and in life.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Imagine leaving the campus of your university and being right in the middle of the action, surrounded by successful tech companies. That’s what happens at Contech.
  • Have you ever heard of a university integrated into the tech community space and surrounded by hundreds of entrepreneurs, successful startups and inspiring digital nomads? Integrated into the digital world: Our highest goal is to shape the learning environment that our students have always dreamed of.
  • As an enrolled student, you will be a member of this community (we pay your monthly membership fee) and gain access to an inspiring work environment and exclusive events.


Contemporary Technology University is in the process of obtaining full institutional approval to operate as a private degree granting institution by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Full institutional approval is the highest status awarded by the State of California. Such approval indicates compliance with minimum state standards and does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by the state or by the Bureau.

Palo Alto, California, United States


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