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