will be under system maintenance from Tuesday June 28, 6pm PT to Sunday July 3, 11pm PT. Login and registration will be disabled.
Home > Support > Worldwide University Software Programs

 Worldwide University Software Programs 

The goal of the Cadence® University Software programs is to grant easy access to leading electronic design automation (EDA) tools for educational institutions around the world. Our customers rely on skilled engineers entering the work force. As the leader in electronic design automation, we are committed to helping our customers by giving future engineers access to our world-class tools. In fact, we reach over thirty thousand students each year through these programs. By making our products readily available for instruction and academic research, Cadence is helping the electronics industry speed ideas to reality.

Cadence Academic Network

For general and technical information distribution, the Cadence Academic Network uses the LinkedIn network. This offers advanced possibilities to receive tailored information and a platform for discussions.

To get more information about it, please follow this link.

Each geographical area has a program that is customized to best meet the higher education needs of the region. To find out more about these exciting programs, select the link(s) for the geography that interests you.
Americas University Program

Join the 200+ qualified North American member universities who have already incorporated Cadence electronic design automation (EDA) software into their classrooms and academic research projects. In Canada universities also have the opportunity to join CMC Microsystems.
Asia Pacific University Software Program

To place an order or learn more about the University Software Program in Asia and Australia, please contact:
Europe University Software Program

Cadence works with EUROPRACTICE to ensure cost-effective availability of our extensive electronic design automation (EDA) tools for non-commercial activities. EUROPRACTICE provides end-user telephone support and manages the annual software update process.
India University Software Program

Cadence has been working with industry, government, and academia for years to build up the pipeline for new grads trained in VLSI Design. Join the 60+ institutes already training their students on the Cadence EDA platform.
Japan University Software Program

To place an order or learn more about the University Software Program in Japan, please contact:
Rest of the world

For access to Cadence software for universities in areas other than those with official university programs, contact your local Cadence sales representative.

Click here to see a list of Cadence sales offices worldwide.