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Atlassian University for higher education


Atlassian University is proud to offer free courses for all students, faculty, and staff with a valid education email address. These courses will help you build your resume by showcasing in-demand skills in Jira Software, Confluence, and other Atlassian tools.

Enroll in the program below. Make sure you have an Atlassian account and a valid higher education email address.

How it works

  1. Enroll in the program with a valid education email address. Your email domain must include .edu,, or

  2. Learn at your own pace with a free library of on-demand courses. Earn badges along the way to validate and showcase your knowledge.

  3. Prepare for your first certification exam. Use your skills and experiences to prepare for an official Atlassian Certification - ACP-620: Managing Jira Projects.

  4. Share your certification on your resume and professional profile. This should give you the confidence you need as you go into job interviews.

Which courses are included?

The Jira Software courses you’ll have access to are curated to help you prepare to become a Jira Project Administrator in Jira Cloud. There are approximately 30+ hours of content within these courses:

  • Jira Software Fundamentals

  • Intro to JQL in Jira Software

  • Managing Jira Projects

  • Managing Permissions in Jira

  • Agile Boards and Reports

  • Basic Reporting in Jira

  • Customizing Workflows

These courses come with labs which allow students to practice labs and exercises within the software. On-demand recordings and demos are available for 90 days. Note: Access to your lab environment is also 90 days, but that access is independent of your course. The access window begins when you first initiate the lab environment, regardless of when you enrolled in the course.

Certification costs

All learning content mentioned above is completely free for higher education students, faculty, and staff.

When you're ready to complete a certification, here are the costs:

Passing scores are not guaranteed. Students can re-take the exams, and pricing is the same for re-takes.


For enrollment questions or help accessing the courses after your enrollment, submit a ticket here.