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Atlassian University for higher education


Getting your first job in technology is competitive. But you can stand out in your field with proficiency in Atlassian’s industry-leading tools.

With your student email, you'll access Atlassian University Jira training for free. Complete the path to earn badges and your first Atlassian certification – a way to let employers know you're trained to the highest standard in the Atlassian environment.

  • Build your confidence in Jira Software

  • Get noticed by employers

  • Improve your job prospects

Get started now and jumpstart your career.

How it works

  1. Enroll in the program with a valid education email address to gain access to the courses.

  2. Learn at your own pace, or with classmates, using on-demand videos, resources, and lab demos. Earn Atlassian University badges along the way to validate your newfound knowledge.

  3. Join the Atlassian Community Events chapter for Uni for Higher Ed to connect with other students at Atlassian-hosted events.

  4. Prepare for your first certification exam: pair your training and experiences with labs to prepare for ACP-620: the Managing Jira Projects certification exam.

  5. Share your first credential on your resume and LinkedIn. Be confident about your Jira skills as you go into job interviews.

Designed for you to become a Jira Project Administrator in Jira Cloud

These Jira Software courses are designed to prepare you for the role of a Jira Project Administrator in Jira Cloud. But you can still learn how to use Jira Software even if you don’t choose to become a Project Administrator. There are approximately 30+ hours of training within these courses:

  • Jira Fundamentals

  • Jira Essentials with Agile Mindset

  • Gain project insights through JQL

  • Managing Jira Projects

  • Managing Permissions in Jira

  • Agile Boards and Reports

  • Basic Reporting in Jira

  • Customizing Workflows

  • Managing Jira Projects Certification

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.

Learn completely for free. Only pay when you're ready to earn an official Atlassian credential

Here's what's free for higher education students, faculty, and staff:

  • On-demand course video content
  • 90-day access to hands-on lab environments
  • Atlassian University badge quizzes

When you're ready for an assessment, here's the costs:

  • Pro Skills Badge assessment: APB-332 Jira Essentials with Agile Mindset  ($35 USD)
  • Certification exam: ACP-620 Managing Jira Projects ($100 USD)

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

How to enroll

  1. Create an Atlassian ID with your higher education email address (Must include .edu,, or

  2. Complete the enrollment form

  3. Start learning!

Network with your fellow students, Atlassians, and partners

Community Events for Higher Ed Learners

An additional perk of our Uni for Higher Ed Program?

Virtual community events!

Think of these events as opportunities for you to network and socialize with other students in our program and to interact with Atlassians, partners and other users in our ecosystem.

If you’re interested in participating in these events, please complete this form >


For enrollment questions or help accessing the courses after your enrollment, click here.