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. National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute", Ukrain
  20. NIT Jalandhar, India
  21. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  22. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  23. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  24. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  25. Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  26. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  27. Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  28. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  29. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  30. Suffolk county community college, USA
  31. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  32. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  33. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  34. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  35. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  36. University College Dublin, Ireland
  37. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  38. University Of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Germany
  39. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  40. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  41. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  42. University of Michigan, USA
  43. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  44. University of Mons, Belgium
  45. University of North Dakota, USA
  46. University of Sannio, Italy
  47. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  48. University of Tartu, Estonia
  49. University of Texas, USA
  50. University of Turku, Finland
  51. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  52. Valencia College, USA
  53. Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan
  54. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  55. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  56. Washington State University, USA
  57. West Virginia University, USA
  58. Western University, Canada
  59. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland