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. Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
  16. George Washington University, USA
  17. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India
  18. Hanyang University, South Korea
  19. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  20. Hochschule Emden-Leer, Germany
  21. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  22. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  23. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  24. Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
  25. Mekelle University, Ethopia
  26. National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute", Ukrain
  27. NIT Jalandhar, India
  28. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  29. Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
  30. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  31. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  32. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  33. Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  34. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  35. Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  36. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  37. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  38. Suffolk county community college, USA
  39. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  40. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  41. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico
  42. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  43. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  44. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  45. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  46. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  47. University College Dublin, Ireland
  48. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  49. University Of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Germany
  50. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  51. Universidad de Caldas, Columbia
  52. University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  53. University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  54. University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  55. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  56. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  57. University of Michigan, USA
  58. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  59. University of Mons, Belgium
  60. University of North Dakota, USA
  61. University of Sannio, Italy
  62. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  63. University of Szeged, Hungary
  64. University of Tartu, Estonia
  65. University of Texas, USA
  66. University of Turku, Finland
  67. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  68. Valencia College, USA
  69. Vanderbilt University, USA
  70. Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan
  71. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  72. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  73. Washington State University, USA
  74. West Virginia University, USA
  75. Western University, Canada
  76. Yuba community college, USA
  77. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland