SimScale Academic Program

CAE Software for Students, Researchers, and Educators

The SimScale Academic Program provides free access to our powerful web-based simulation platform for students, educators and researchers. Learn. Simulate. Repeat. You have a bright future ahead.

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Free Academic Plan

The SimScale Academic Plan is a specialized plan for qualified students, researchers and educators. The Academic Plan is similar to the SimScale Professional Plan giving you full access to the SimScale platform, with 3000 core hours per year and private projects. The SimScale Academic Plan is for:

  • Students who are members of a Student Design Team (ie Formula Student, Formula SAE, SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design, etc)
  • Students who are writing a Thesis or Dissertation
  • Students who are enrolled in a school course using SimScale and have a valid code from their instructor
  • Researchers who are teaching a course with SimScale or working on a research project.
  • Educators who are teaching a course with SimScale or working on a research project

Apply for the Academic Plan

For Students

Learning Computer-Aided Engineering has never been easier


For Educators

Bring web-based CAE into your classroom with SimScale


Student Team Sponsorships

Take your designs to the next level with access to a powerful engineering simulation software for CFD, FEA, and Thermal Analysis. SimScale provides cloud-based engineering simulation software for university student teams participating in competitions such as:

  • Formula SAE/Formula Student
  • F1 in Schools
  • SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design
  • and many more…

Apply for Sponsorship