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 = {}

Universities that are using Designite

The following universities have used/are using Designite for their research/education.

  1. Amity School of engineering and technology, India
  2. Anadolu University, Turkey
  3. Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  4. Beihang University, China
  5. Ben Gurion University, Israel
  6. Bits Pilani, India
  7. Cañada College, USA
  8. Colorado State University, USA
  9. DePaul University, USA
  10. Drexel University, USA
  11. Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  12. George Washington University, USA
  13. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  14. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  15. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  16. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  17. Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
  18. NIT Jalandhar, India
  19. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  20. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  21. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  22. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  23. Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  24. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  25. Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  26. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  27. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  28. Suffolk county community college, USA
  29. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  30. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  31. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  32. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  33. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  34. University College Dublin, Ireland
  35. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  36. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  37. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  38. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  39. University of Michigan, USA
  40. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  41. University of Mons, Belgium
  42. University of North Dakota, USA
  43. University of Sannio, Italy
  44. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  45. University of Tartu, Estonia
  46. University of Texas, USA
  47. University of Turku, Finland
  48. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  49. Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan
  50. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  51. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  52. Washington State University, USA
  53. West Virginia University, USA
  54. Western University, Canada
  55. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland