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