Welcome to Qt Academy

The learning platform where code meets creativity.

Here starts your immersive journey into unlocking your full Qt potential. Whether you’re a student, teacher, career-changer, or just someone interested in learning a new framework, our learning platform is easy to follow and will take you as deep as you’d like to go.

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Our purpose

To empower and encourage – students and tech-minded people alike. We believe that the future is built with Qt and that learning even the basics can enable people of all backgrounds to become more innovative by exploring the creation of apps, solutions, or other types of interfaces as a part of their studies, business – or even just for fun.


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Curated learning path

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, we're dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive learning experience that will elevate your skills as a Qt Developer or Designer. Learn the basic concepts of QML, Explore Qt Design Studio, or discover how Qt is used in specific industries; there is a learning path for you to explore. Create your account on the Qt Academy site, and you're set to start exploring our courses. Our content library is constantly expanding, so you'll always have something new to discover.

Individual courses

Are you looking to improve your skills as a Qt Developer? Our individual courses are the perfect way to focus on specific topics and elevate your expertise; we've got you covered. Find a course on a wide range of topics to help you get to grips with a new feature in Qt Design Studio, or learn a new workflow to kick-start your project!

Third-party courses

Want to hear from the Qt community about how to use Qt? Our third-party courses provide a direct link to learn from experts in the community and how they are using Qt. Get a different perspective on getting started, hear about a unique workflow, or just refresh your skills! There is a course waiting for you.

Courses are still in development and some content may not be available at time of publishing - keep an eye out for more info

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Individual course

Introduction to Qt for MCUs

Qt for MCUs is a graphics framework and toolkit to create smartphone-like user experiences on resource-constrained devices. Follow along and build a simple heartbeat-monitoring device.

In this course, you will:

  • Understand Qt for MCUs and why you should use it.
  • Create a project using the framework.
  • Connect your development device to a host device.
  • Deploy the project to a target device.

Start your journey here, design & develop high-performance apps for embedded microcontrollers.


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Learning path

Ready, Set, Qt!

Are you ready to start your Qt Engines? This learning path provides you with all the essential knowledge and skills needed to kickstart your journey.

In this course, you will:

  • Install Qt and Qt Creator and set up your development environment.
  • Explore the Qt Tools for Visual Studio.
  • Create your and explore your first Qt project.
  • Explore the basics of Qt Quick with an example project.
  • Build your first app with CMake.

So, what are you waiting for? Set off on your Qt journey. Where will it take you?


Individual course

Getting Started: Boot to Qt

Boot to Qt will help you get started with developing for embedded devices.

In this course, you will:

  • Understand the key concepts of embedded systems and the power of Boot to Qt.
  • Flash a Boot to Qt image to a development device.
  • Connect your development device to a host device through Qt Creator.
  • Explore the fundamentals of deploying an application to your development device.

Start your journey into the world of embedded development with the Boot to Qt course.



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How can I get involved?

There are many ways to get involved in Qt Academy – as a student, as a sponsor, or as a contributor.

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Enrolment in our general courses can be done anytime, anywhere. Simply create an account and pick the courses you want to study. Students with a valid educational email address from a verified university can also download Qt for free and use it for private purposes. Learn more about our educational licenses here.

Want to get involved as a sponsor, and co-create a learning track with us? We’re more than happy to work with you on a tailored learning path and competition. Simply get in touch with us and send a general inquiry to academy@qt.io

Want to become a teacher/contributor at our Qt Academy? Have a great idea for a course or module, and the knowledge and skills to back it up? We’re always looking for people to contribute, so get in touch with us at academy@qt.io