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Ansys Academic

Ansys Academic software is available for teachers to incorporate into their curricula, students to utilize for assignments, and researchers to advance their projects.

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Utilized by Students, Educators and Researchers Across the World

The demand for graduates with engineering simulation skills is exploding. This is largely due to the widespread use of simulation across product development and optimization workflows. To better prepare students, the Ansys Academic program offers simulation software and materials education resources to support the teaching of engineering, science and design curricula.

Students can take advantage of our free student software downloads for homework outside of the classroom, capstone projects, student competitions and more. Our free student software has been downloaded more than 2.7 million times.

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Educators across the world leverage Ansys Academic software and materials education resources to better prepare their students for success. Ansys also offers a host of resources to support curriculum development.

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Millions of students utilize Ansys simulation in the classroom, within projects and on their competitive student teams. With Ansys' learning resources, students learn complex concepts and are job-ready when they graduate.



Much of the world’s most important research is done on campus, from developing cutting-edge medical breakthroughs to new energy solutions and advances in electronics. Ansys-powered simulation helps university research departments push the envelope.


Take your Ansys usage to the next level with a variety of resources and tutorials. 

Ansys’ learning resources are ever evolving. Our foundational offerings include the Learning Forum—providing a community for peer-to-peer and peer-to-expert support—and free, self-paced Ansys Innovation Courses, plus technology tips and videos, and introductory tutorials with step-by-step directions for performing basic simulations.

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Accelerate your career with an Ansys internship. 

Bring innovation to life and gain real-world experience through Ansys internship opportunities that allow students to work alongside industry experts while receiving competitive pay, training and development opportunities! It’s an exciting chance to think bigger, push further, and learn more than you ever thought possible with the potential for full-time hiring consideration upon completion.

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