Academy Cube

Academy Cube
Academy Cube aims to strengthen tomorrow’s workforce and to open the door to new opportunities in the international labour market for motivated talents. Academy Cube connects talents with companies and offers practical course content with proven relevance for the industry.
Nearly 30,000 talents have registered on Academy Cube – with hundreds more joining each month. All talents have access to more than 1,700 e-learnings and 2,000 job vacancies. By now, thousands of talents have been trained via the Academy Cube taking courses in areas like Industry 4.0, IoT, Big Data, Cyber Security, (Software) Engineering etc.
Academy Cube pledges to have at least 500,000 registered talents that can apply to more than 50,000 jobs and are able to attend more than 2,000 e-learning courses by 2020.
Last update: 26/04/2018
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Pledge Category

Digital skills for ICT professionals
Digital skills for labour force

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/01/2017
End date: 31/12/2020

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: YES
Academy Cube gGmbH has received public funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for the refugee platform JOIN which will be based on Academy Cube as technical solution.

Academy Cube

Academy Cube (AC) is a learning and matching platform for digital jobs with specific focus on the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) area.

Qualitative Impact

• Companies and universities from all over Europe provide learning content and jobs
• Combining learning content from multiple providers to curricula and link job profiles to courses and curricula
• AC as certification body for key certifications supporting the skill set for the digital transformation with company-wide curricula in Cyber Security, Data Scientist, Web Developer etc.
• A lifelong community for learning and career development
• A platform for corporate-wide self-assessment of skills for the digital enterprise and for delivery of learnings & certification on those skills
• Aligned with ESCO to provide international compatibility in skills classification (in cooperation with EU-funded project OPENSKIMR)
• Drive synergies and cooperation between companies as well as between industry, politics and academia

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
Subscribers to the job matching platform At least 500 000 registered talents by 2020 500,000 31762
Online courses/trainings developed/provided 2,000 e-learning courses offers by 2020 2,000 1582
Job placements/traineeships (including remote jobs) More than 50,000 jobs available for talents by 2020 50,000 1538

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

Huge increase in high quality e-learnings, jump from 328 (Jan. 2017) to more than 1.500 (April 2014).


Milestone name Completion date Status
Renewal of the former SAP pledge by Academy Cube gGmbH and creation of virtual sub platforms in key topics 31/12/2017 On Track
First joint event together with AC partners incl. SAP and Cisco (e.g. summer school, virtual career fair) 31/12/2017 N/A
Creation of new curricula and certifications in key topics 01/01/2018 On Track
Creation of more sub platforms in key topics 01/01/2018 On Track
500 new high-quality e-learnings 01/01/2018 Completed
Number of talents registered: 300.000 01/01/2019 N/A
Second joint event together with AC partners incl. SAP and Cisco (e.g. summer school, virtual career fair) 01/01/2019 N/A
STEM contest to attract more talents 01/01/2019 N/A
Number of talents registered: 500.000 31/12/2020 N/A
2000 new high-quality e-learnings 31/12/2020 On Track

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