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