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. Drexel University, USA
  8. Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  9. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  10. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  11. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  12. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  13. NIT Jalandhar, India
  14. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  15. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  16. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  17. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  18. Rochester Institute of Technology, UK
  19. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  20. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  21. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  22. Suffolk county community college, USA
  23. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  24. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  25. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  26. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  27. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  28. University College Dublin, Ireland
  29. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  30. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  31. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  32. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  33. University of Michigan, USA
  34. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  35. University of North Dakota, USA
  36. University of Sannio, Italy
  37. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  38. University of Texas, USA
  39. University of Turku, Finland
  40. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  41. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  42. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  43. Washington State University, USA
  44. West Virginia University, USA
  45. Western University, Canada
  46. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland