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Technical software for students

Software via MinIT

Linköping University has signed agreements that offers students license for certain software. Please note that you are bound by the agreement you signed when you started your studies here at the university. You may use the software only for study related activities.


  • Microsoft Office 365

This makes it possible for you to always have access to the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more programs.

  • Endnote

LiU has signed a site license agreement for reference management software Endnote.

  • TorTalk

TorTalk is a text to speech software that makes it possible to get all the text that appears on the computer screen read aloud. It is developed for people with dyslexia and other reading difficulties, but it can also be helpful for others to have the opportunity to listen to text.

  • EndNote
  • Windows 10 Education
  • Matlab
  • Mathematica 
  • SPSS
  • Labview
  • Maple
  • Minitab
  • Elvis
  • Nvivo
  • QtiPlot

Microsoft Imagine

In Microsoft Imagine you can download software from Microsoft for free (mostly developing tools, but also OS versions, for example Visual Studio and SQL Server, etc.).

Imagine is only accessible for students who are classified as STEM-lab users. To gain access you have to answer the following questions and send them to helpdesk@student.liu.se:

  1. Your LiU-ID
  2. What course are you taking?
  3. At which department is the course being held?
  4. Who is the course coordinator?
  5. Motivate why you should have access to Microsoft Imagine.

Autodesk for students

By joining the Autodesk Student Community students and faculty staff will be allowed to  get a free download of several parts of Autodesk software and take part in self-study at their own pace.

For installation , contract information and support, visit the Autodesk website :

Student Community


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Last updated: Thu Dec 20 11:37:19 CET 2018