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