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COBOL Academic Program

One Program. One Community.
800 Billion Possibilities.

COBOL is the original—and most enduring—business-first language. See how OpenText COBOL courses, programs, and free software support educators, students, and employers.

Next Generation COBOL:
Educators, Students, Employers


Enable tomorrow’s leaders

Leaders of businesses built on COBOL need the best COBOL developer talent to keep their core applications running today, and modernize them for the future. You can educate them to make it happen.

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Be in high demand

You want a rewarding career that also pays its way today? COBOL systems support the employers you want to know. And if you can support and modernize their applications, they'll want to know you, too.



COBOL skills for your organization

Your business is built on COBOL, but it’s getting harder to find resources with the right skillset to support and modernize your applications. OpenText and local academic programs are educating the next generation of COBOL developers.


Featured Resources

How much COBOL is really out there?
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Build on Strength: COBOL—the foundation of application modernization
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Modernize on Strength: A Global COBOL Survey
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What Is Page
What is COBOL?
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Become an Academic Partner Today

Whether you’re an educator, student, or employer, we can connect you with what you need through our COBOL Academic Partner Community.


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