Get the License That’s Right for You
We make it easy for students, faculty, and researchers to work with mathematical optimization. Whether for use in class or research, academics can use Gurobi Optimizer at no cost. Get all the same Gurobi features and performance, with no limits on model size.
Request the academic license that’s right for you. Need help choosing? Please check out the options below.
Academic WLS License
Run Gurobi in virtually all deployment scenarios, including containerized environments, virtual machines, and bare-metal machines, across Linux, macOS, and Windows.
Academic Named-User License
Start your journey here. Get a free, unlimited-use Gurobi Optimizer license for a single person, on a single machine.
Academic Site License
University Administrators: You can share Gurobi with multiple users in your academic departments, schools, and classrooms by running Gurobi on your university’s local-area network, at no cost to you or your institution.
AMPL, GAMS, and MPL Programs
Are you an AMPL, GAMS, or MPL user? Learn about our academic license programs.
Academic License Program Requirements
- You must be a faculty member, student, or staff of a recognized degree-granting academic institution.
- The license may be used for research and educational purposes only.
- To activate your license, you must connect from a recognized academic network.
- You may obtain multiple licenses, but each license must be generated individually.
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