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BlackBerry Academic Program

The BlackBerry® Academic Program offers free curriculum resources and BlackBerry® hardware to professors and instructors who wish to integrate mobile and tablet application development and other computing topics into their courses to help ensure the next generation of computer science and engineering graduates are mobile-savvy. Prepare your students for their future careers through developing their technical skills that will appeal to future employers.

Academic spotlight stories

Royal College of Art: Thinking about a population that's aging - and connected

How might mobile technologies help an aging population remain active and connected to their communities? Young designers at the Royal College of Art in London started with that question - and designed a number of interesting answers.

BlackBerry Innovation Center opens at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)

The BlackBerry Innovation Center, located at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia, will deliver a host of educational and research programs focused on mobile app development. The ultimate goal of the BlackBerry Innovation Center is to accelerate the mobile computing industry in Indonesia by providing ITB students with the skills, education and experience they need to get jobs and build businesses in the sector.

BlackBerry Academic Program in Poland

Hear from professors at Silesian University of Technology, Poland to see how they have been empowered by the BlackBerry Academic Program.

BlackBerry Academic Program in South Africa

Hear from professors and students at the BlackBerry Apps Lab at the University of Pretoria, South Africa to see how they have been empowered by the BlackBerry Academic Program.

BlackBerry Academic Program in Indonesia

Learn how Binus University, Indonesia, is deploying the BlackBerry Academic Program in their Mobile Application Technology Program.

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Benefits for your institution

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  • The devices, software and content resources available to your institution are updated regularly to reflect the most current technological trends.

  • Your institution may be eligible for free BlackBerry devices. By integrating BlackBerry devices with BlackBerry Academic Program content, you can provide your students with a vital hands-on learning experience.

  • Participate in forums and become part of the BlackBerry Academic Program community. Learn from over 700 academics in more than 118 countries currently using BlackBerry Academic Program resources.


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