Run Gurobi wherever you want, including containerized environments. This portable license can be used seamlessly across multiple platforms, including those outside an academic network.

To obtain your free Academic WLS License:

  1. Register for a free Gurobi account as an academic.
  2. From any computer connected to a recognized academic institution network, log in to the Gurobi User Portal.
  3. Request your Academic WLS License. Once generated, your WLS license can be used from computers outside the academic network.

Note: Your WLS license will be valid for 90 days and is renewable for as long as you maintain eligibility.

Do you need assistance with installation? Check out our extensive Knowledge Base, as well as the Gurobi Academic Community YouTube channel for installation guides and FAQs from our Expert Team.



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