Java Challenge Germany 2019 by Cognizant

From 18/03/2019 to 03/05/2019
Time to complete:
Maximum 900 seconds
Number of questions:
Bonus available:
  • 50-50
  • Ask the challengers
  • Ask a friend
11 + 3 =
Java Challenge Germany 2019 Cognizant
Java Challenge Germany 2019 by Cognizant

Java Challenge Germany 2019 is a challenge designed to inspire creative and dynamic Java Students & Professionals located in Germany.

For 6 weeks, Java lovers will compete to win the title of Java Champion of Germany. The contest takes 15 minutes during which one's the participants have to answer to as many questions as they can. Only participants located in Germany can win the prizes but every-one can participate.

Members of the jury & Generous Contributors of this challenge:

Jens Bendisposto
Senior Consultant at INNOQ
Marcus Biel
Java Evangelist & Founder at Clean Code Academy
Thomas Darimont
Fellow at codecentric AG
Sebastian Daschner
Java Champion & Lead Java Developer Advocate at IBM
Oliver Fisher
Leader JUG Berlin-Brandenburg & Team Architect at Deutsche Post E-POST Development GmbH
Christian Grobmeier
Software Developer & Entrepreneur at Grobmeier Solutions GmbH
Teresa Holfeld
Hamburg Coding School
Ralf Lämmel
Bernd Müller
Co-organizer JUG Ostfalen & Professor for Computer Science at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences
Martin Alexander Neumann
Research and Teaching Assistant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Benjamin Nothdurft
Associate Professor, Conferences & User Groups Founder + Orga + Speaker + Trainer & Software Engineer at ePages
Sandra Parsick
JavaLand Committee Member & Freelance IT Consultant at Sandra Parsick
Reinhard Prechtl
JUG Leader in Nuremberg & Software Writer at codecentric AG
Johannes Schöning
Lichtenberg Professor and Professor of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at University of Bremen
André Sept
Chief Technical Architect at IT-Systemhaus der Bundesagentur für Arbeit
Mario Torre
Java Champion & Principal Software Engineer, Java Platform at Red Hat
Gregor Trefs
Freelance, Co-organizer Mannheimer Jug & Author at SitePoint
Terms and Conditions: 

Rules of the Challenge

Participants must be over 18 years old and be residents of Germany to win the prizes.

One registration per person is authorized. The participant can only compete in his own name and not for someone else. Personal information of the participant may be checked through different sources. Personal information must be accurate. Inaccurate or false information given by the participant will invalid the registration or entail the loss of the Prize.

Data privacy & Information Sharing

The challenge runs on a secure platform managed by EDITx. The following personal data about the participants will be collected by EDITx: first name, last name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number and Linkedin profile (if present). Personal data are used for the following purposes:

  • To monitor the correct competition process
  • To analyse and optimise EDITx
  • To set up the statboard & leaderboard at the end of the challenge

EDITx shares the personal information (last name, first name, mobile and email) of the participants with, and only with Cognizant and the members of the jury, and any governmental agency or authority in Germany, should they request it (in case of irregularities).

Cognizant, the host of the challenge will use this information for the following purposes:

  • To deliver the prizes to the best participants
  • To share the results of the challenge and ask for testimonials to some participants
  • To inform the participants about internships or job opportunities at Cognizant


We really don’t want to disqualify you, but sadly we will have to, if we catch you doing any of the following:

  • Communicating and/or publishing any kind of data, questions or solutions in liaison with the challenge, and sharing directly or indirectly this information with any other contestant before the challenge has been closed;
  • Attempting to damage the website or taking action that may have a negative impact on the normal process/operating procedure of the challenge. Incidentally, this may also be considered as a legal violation, and the organizer reserves the right to initiate a legal procedure and claim damages before the court.
  • Taking any action in violation of the copyrights/IP that belong to the authors of the questions, the members of the Jury, and the EDITx IT educators community.
  • Having multiple profiles while participating in the challenge.

EDITx Regulation and general conditions

Cookies, intellectual property, data privacy, responsibility, applicable law and court jurisdiction: for more information, see Challenge terms, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.