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 = {}

Academic usage

The following universities have used/are using Designite for their research/education. The following list is derived from the academic license requests that we received from at least one student/researcher/faculty belonging to the university.

  1. Amirkabir university of technology, Iran
  2. Amity School of engineering and technology, India
  3. Anadolu University, Turkey
  4. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  5. Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  6. Beihang University, China
  7. Ben Gurion University, Israel
  8. Bits Pilani, India
  9. Cañada College, USA
  10. Central China Normal University, China
  11. City University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bremen), Germany
  12. Colorado State University, USA
  13. DePaul University, USA
  14. Drexel University, USA
  15. Faculdades Integradas de Taquara, Brazil
  16. Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  17. Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
  18. Fudan University, China
  19. George Washington University, USA
  20. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India
  21. Hanyang University, South Korea
  22. Hogeschool van amsterdam, Netherlands
  23. Hochschule Emden-Leer, Germany
  24. Indian Institute of Technology-Tirupati, India
  25. Instituto Federal de Educação, Brazil
  26. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  27. Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
  28. Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, India
  29. Mekelle University, Ethopia
  30. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  31. National Aerospace University "Kharkiv Aviation Institute", Ukrain
  32. NIT Jalandhar, India
  33. Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
  34. Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
  35. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  36. Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  37. Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
  38. Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
  39. RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  40. Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
  41. Silesian University of Technology, Poland
  42. Software Engineering Institute - Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  43. Suffolk county community college, USA
  44. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  45. TU Delft, The Netherlands
  46. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Mexico
  47. Universidade Feevale, Brazil
  48. Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil
  49. Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil
  50. Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
  51. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador
  52. Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy
  53. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  54. University College Dublin, Ireland
  55. University Of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
  56. University Of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, Germany
  57. University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
  58. Universidad de Caldas, Columbia
  59. University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  60. University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  61. University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  62. University of Groningen, Netherlands
  63. University of Hertfordshire, UK
  64. University of Michigan, USA
  65. University of Milano bicocca, Italy
  66. University of Mons, Belgium
  67. University of North Dakota, USA
  68. University of Salerno, Italy
  69. University of Sannio, Italy
  70. University of São Paulo, Brazil
  71. University of Szeged, Hungary
  72. University of Tartu, Estonia
  73. University of Texas, USA
  74. University of Turku, Finland
  75. Univerisy of Western Macedonia, Greece
  76. Valencia College, USA
  77. Vanderbilt University, USA
  78. Virtual University of Pakistan, Pakistan
  79. Wageningen University, Netherlands
  80. Wake Tech Community College, NC, USA
  81. Washington State University, USA
  82. West Virginia University, USA
  83. Western University, Canada
  84. Yuba community college, USA
  85. ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland