Request an Academic License

To promote the innovation in software engineering research, specifically in the area of code quality and static analysis, we are providing free licenses of Designite to academic researchers and students.

You must fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for a free academic license:

Fill the following form to request a free academic license that will allow you to use all the features offered by the tool without any restriction.

What happens after you submit a request?

Once you submit a request to acquire an academic license of Designite using the above form, we will review the request and email you whether the request is successful along with further instructions concerning the license acquisition.

How to cite Designite?

If you use Designite in your academic work, please use the following citation.

    author = {Sharma, Tushar},
    title = {{ Designite - A Software Design Quality Assessment Tool}},
    month = may,
    year = 2016,
    doi = {10.5281/zenodo.2566832},
    url = {}

Academic usage

The following universities have used/are using Designite for their research/education. The following list is derived from the academic license requests that we received from at least one student/researcher/faculty belonging to the university.

  1. Amity School of engineering and technology, India
  2. Anadolu University, Turkey
  3. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  4. Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  5. Beihang University, China
  6. Ben Gurion University, Israel
  7. Bits Pilani, India
  8. Cañada College, USA
  9. Colorado State University, USA
  10. Central China Normal University, China
  11. DePaul University, USA
  12. Drexel University, USA
  13. Faculdades Integradas de Taquara, Brazil
  14. Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  15. George Washington University, USA
  16. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India
  17. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  18. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  19. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  20. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  21. Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
  22. Mekelle University, Ethopia
  23. National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute", Ukrain
  24. NIT Jalandhar, India
  25. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  26. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  27. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  28. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  29. Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  30. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  31. Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  32. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  33. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  34. Suffolk county community college, USA
  35. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  36. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  37. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico
  38. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  39. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  40. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  41. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  42. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  43. University College Dublin, Ireland
  44. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  45. University Of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Germany
  46. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  47. Universidad de Caldas, Columbia
  48. University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  49. University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  50. University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  51. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  52. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  53. University of Michigan, USA
  54. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  55. University of Mons, Belgium
  56. University of North Dakota, USA
  57. University of Sannio, Italy
  58. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  59. University of Szeged, Hungary
  60. University of Tartu, Estonia
  61. University of Texas, USA
  62. University of Turku, Finland
  63. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  64. Valencia College, USA
  65. Vanderbilt University, USA
  66. Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan
  67. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  68. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  69. Washington State University, USA
  70. West Virginia University, USA
  71. Western University, Canada
  72. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland