Autodesk Software

Autodesk, Inc. is a U.S. software company that develops software for architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment.


Autodesk offers a large selection of software free to members (staff and students) of qualified educational institutions for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research and development that are part of the instructional functions performed by the institution and in the case of students, purposes related to learning, training, research or development. «Educational Purposes» does not include commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes. Source

IT Services offers network licenses of AutoCAD and Inventor in IT Shop meant for registering baramundi installations and situations where an ETH-managed license server version is advantageous (e.g. computer rooms).

Note that ETH institutional use for infrastructure planning is not covered by the licenses mentioned above. Please inquire about purchasing a commercial license when you need to use Autodesk software for infrastructure planning.

License Scope

Students and staff

Download and Installation

Find license server licenses of AutoCAD and Inventor meant for registering baramundi installations and managed computer rooms in IT Shop.

Download and install a large selection of Autodesk software for individual node installation or locally managed license servers for free directly from Autodesk free education license products.

Home Use

Educational and student licenses are not eligible for Home Use. Source 


Support and tutorials are provided through the Education Community Support website.