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. Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  3. Beihang University, China
  4. Bits Pilani, India
  5. Drexel University, USA
  6. Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  7. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  8. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  9. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  10. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  11. NIT Jalandhar, India
  12. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  13. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  14. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  15. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  16. Rochester Institute of Technology, UK
  17. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  18. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  19. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  20. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  21. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  22. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  23. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  24. University College Dublin, Ireland
  25. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  26. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  27. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  28. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  29. University of Michigan, USA
  30. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  31. University of Sannio, Italy
  32. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  33. University of Texas, USA
  34. University of Turku, Finland
  35. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  36. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  37. West Virginia University, USA
  38. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland