Welcome to SCIA for Students – a world where students learn how to move their limits in modelling, analyzing and optimizing any kind of structure, even the most challenging ones. Our SCIA Engineer Student license comes fully loaded, with not only the design and analysis tools, but also the power to explore BIM workflows.
We are happy to allow every structural engineer student or professor to download a completely free of charge copy of SCIA Engineer. As long as you are enrolled at an academic institute, you may use this license during a period of 12 months. Registration is quick and easy and you will be up and running in no time.
Our classroom licenses are the solution for schools that allow you to install the software on several computers in a classroom or laboratory. Contact us to discuss how you can obtain a network license for your school.
If you have any questions relating to our SCIA Engineer Student Licenses, then take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions to see if this gives you the answer you are looking for. If not, please contact us and we will be happy to answer your query.
SCIA Engineer is used by thousands of professional structural engineers and students around the world. Once mastered, it will truly unlock your design potential. To help you get started, follow the steps below and review the most useful resources we selected to help you get up and running.
DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE
Check out our system requirements, request a free education license and then download the software onto your computer.
LEARN THE BASICS
To help you get started we have a series of short 'learn the basics' videos to guide you through your first steps in the software.
Once you have understood some of the basics, there is no better way to learn than practising on some of our sample projects.
FREE SCIA ENGINEER GROUP TRAINING FOR STUDENTS & TEACHERS
We offer you and your students a half-day or full-day training of SCIA Engineer for free. Our expert student trainers come to you to give you hands-on training while providing a number of practical examples for the class to work on.
We love to see thesis projects done using SCIA Engineer. Discover how other students are using SCIA Engineer to great effect or find out how you can submit your own thesis project to share it with other students, professors and the professional engineering world.