how it works

We at JetBrains have been looking for better networking opportunities for professional developers and those who are just starting out in the world of development. We have created our own completely free and open source tool to help people learn programming with Python, keeping the needs of both learners and educators in mind.

Download, install and start
PyCharm Edu on your computer

No installation of additional software required. PyCharm Edu has everything that you need to learn and develop with Python already built in.

Learner
Educator

Create your own interactive course with custom tasks, checks, tests, hints and lots more.

Take a public interactive programming course from the MOOC platform

or

Use a custom private interactive course prepared by your teacher or co-worker

Share your course publicly on the MOOC platform

or

Share the course privately with your students or co-workers

Enjoy an easy interactive way of learning Python while programming.

Get instant feedback and quick results using an intelligent development tool. Keep it up!

Let learners independently complete their assignments with the assistance of your integrated tests.

Be confident that learners are doing everything right.

Free and easy

Use a free &
open source solution

PyCharm Edu is totally free and open source. This includes unlimited learning, course creation and distribution, and even developing Python applications.

Everything you need,
right out of the box

PyCharm Edu offers the complete toolkit for both learners and educators of programming. These include essential learning features like an integrated Python console, Debugger and VCS, along with unique educational features like “fill in the missing code” exercises, intelligent hints, checks, smart suggestions, code auto-completion, and much more.

Your intelligent assistant

PyCharm Edu detects code problems and errors on the fly, as you go, and makes valuable suggestions based on its deep understanding of Python code. Thanks to this instant feedback, you can save time and effort both with learning and teaching.

Get Pycharm Edu
Professional

Real–world experience from day one

PyCharm Edu is not merely a learning system—it’s a special educational edition of PyCharm IDE, an intelligent tool for professional Python development used by thousands of professionals around the world.

Learning programming in a real professional environment will make transitioning from a novice to a professional as quick and simple as possible.

Terence Parr

Professor at University of San Francisco

Our freshman students have found PyCharm to be an excellent platform for learning Python programming because of PyCharm's debugger and immediate syntax and type feedback.

community and support

Hundreds of technology & educational institutions all around the globe use PyCharm in their programming courses. Most of the Top 25 world universities use PyCharm to teach programming.

We also support students and academia with free Classroom and Student Licenses for our products. To learn more and apply, click here »

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