Overview

We make it easy for students, faculty, and researchers to work with mathematical optimization. Whether for use in class, research, or industry consulting projects, academics can use Gurobi Optimizer at no cost. All the same Gurobi features and performance, with no limits on model size.

Learn more by visiting our Gurobi Academic Program page.

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Features

  • Academic Named-User License
  • Academic Site License
  • Academic WLS License
  • Academic Gurobi Cloud License
  • Academic Online Course License
  • Take Gurobi With You
  • Academic Named-User License
  • Academic Site License
  • Academic WLS License
  • Academic Gurobi Cloud License
  • Academic Online Course License
  • Take Gurobi With You
  • Academic Named-User License

    Academic Named-User License

    Get a free, unlimited-use Gurobi Optimizer license for a single person, on a single machine.

  • Academic Site License

    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.  

  • Academic WLS License

    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 Cloud License

    Academic Gurobi Cloud License

    Get on-demand access to Gurobi on cloud machines. Although the license is free, you’ll be responsible for the cost of cloud resource usage.  

  • Academic Online Course License

    Academic Online Course License

    If you’d like to learn to use Gurobi, but you don’t meet our academic program qualification requirements, you can still sign up for our free Gurobi Online Course License. It has limited capabilities (max 2000 decision variables and 2000 constraints)—but it is robust enough for new learners. Learn more about the Gurobi Online Course License

  • Take Gurobi With You

    Take Gurobi With You

    Through our Take Gurobi With You (TGWY) program, you can continue to get free, unrestricted access to Gurobi after graduation. This means you can bring the speed, scope, and problem-solving power of optimization with you into the workplace, using a tool you already know. Learn more about the Take Gurobi With You program

Frequently Asked Questions

We are focused on providing the best optimization solver in the world, along with outstanding support and straightforward pricing.

 

Our R&D team is passionate about optimization and about pushing the limits of what’s possible.

Here more about the team and what makes them special, from our Director of Research and Development, Dr. Tobias Achteberg.

 

Guidance for Your Journey

Gurobi: Always Free for Academics

We make it easy for students, faculty, and researchers to work with mathematical optimization.

Trusted Partners, at Your Service

When you face complex optimization challenges, you can trust our Gurobi Alliance partners for expert services.

We’ve Got Your Back

Our global team of helpful, PhD-level experts are here to support you—with responses in hours, not days.

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