Academic Usage

For Program(s) in Section 3 which contain the terms Academic, Associate, Research, or Teaching in the Program Name (hereinafter, “Academic Program(s)”), the following terms shall apply:

  1. The analysis work performed with the Academic Program(s) must be non-proprietary work.
  2. Licensee and its Contract Users must be or be affiliated with an academic facility. In addition to its employees and Contract Users, Licensee may permit individuals who are students at such academic facility to access and use the Academic Program(s). Such students will be considered Contract Users of Licensee.
  3. The Academic Program(s) may not be used for competitive analysis (such as benchmarking) or for any commercial activity, including consulting.
  4. Notwithstanding any terms of the Agreement to the contrary, Academic Program(s) may be accessed and used by Licensee at the Designated Site or any other location within a 50 mile radius of the Designated Site, provided that such location is within the same country as the Designated Site. Such limitations apply to any access and/or use of the Academic Program(s), including, but not limited to, access via a VPN connection or through license borrowing.
  5. TECS for the Academic Program(s) will be provided at the sole discretion of Licensor and/or its Affiliates and/or Channel Partners. In the event TECS is provided by Licensor or an Affiliate, all Customer Support requests must be initiated via the ANSYS customer portal, an additional fee may be charged, and Section 9 TECS of the Agreement shall apply. In the event that TECS is provided by Channel Partner, all Customer Support requests must be initiated to Channel Partner as separately agreed between Channel Partner and Licensee, and additional fee may be charged, and Section 9 TECS of the Agreement shall apply.

Academic Program(s) which contain the term "Associate" in the Program Name may only be used for industry related research, degree and/or non-degree related research, student instruction, student projects, and student demonstrations.

Academic Program(s) which contain the term "Research" in the Program Name may only be used for degree and/or non-degree related research, student instruction, student projects, and student demonstrations.

Academic Program(s) which contain the term "Teaching" in the Program Name may only be used for student instruction, student projects, and student demonstrations.

Academic Program(s) which contain the term “Academic” or “Tools” but do not contain the terms "Associate", "Research" or "Teaching" in the Program Name assume the terms of use of the Program(s) it is used with. When used as a standalone program, or if the Program(s) are not associated with any other Academic Program(s), the Program may only be used for degree and/or non-degree related research, student instruction, student projects, and student demonstrations.

Academic Program(s) which contain the term "Campus Solution" in the Program name contain combinations of Academic Research and Academic Teaching Products, and as such each of these component products must be used in accordance with the Academic Research & Academic Teaching terms of use described above.