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Kotlin is a powerful language that's suitable for teaching a wide range of computer science courses.
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Why Teach Kotlin

  • Academically recognized

    25 of the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 include Kotlin in their courses.

  • Language of the industry

    Kotlin is used by top companies such as Google, Twitter, Reddit, Netflix, Uber, BMW, Coursera, Slack, and Trello, just to name a few.

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Kotlin Courses
Around the World

Explore our interactive map with links to university courses that include Kotlin.

  • 40 countries
  • 190 universities
  • Stanford university
  • Imperial College London
  • Johns Hopkins university
  • Penn
  • UCLA
  • Duke

If you would like to feature your university and Kotlin course, please get in touch with us at
out to us at education@kotlinlang.org.
We’ll send a Kotlin T-shirt for you and stickers for your students.

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Join the Kotlin Educator Community

The #education Slack channel is a place to meet fellow educators and the Kotlin team. We post news and announcements there, and you can ask your questions and share your teaching experience.

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  • Kotlin is faster to develop and comprehend what is happening; near 100% backwards compatibility makes it easy to show in Java and translate into Kotlin while still utilizing every available library from Java; Students seem to understand it fairly quickly.

    David Vaughn, University of Missouri–St. Louis