The Future Begins with 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. 

To generate your free Academic License, please read and accept the following conditions:

  • An Academic License may only be used by a faculty member, a student, or a member of the research or administrative staff of a degree-granting academic institution.
  • The code may be used only for research and educational purposes.
  • Access for commercial purposes is forbidden.

We urge academic users to upgrade to the latest version of Gurobi Optimizer. Some features, such as grbgetkey, may not work correctly in older releases.


To obtain your free Academic License:

  1. Register for a free Gurobi account and log in.
  2. Visit the User Portal.
  3. Locate the “Named-User Academic” box.
  4. Click the button to generate your Academic License.