Educational Version

We care about your future. This is why we offer our free-of-charge SOFiSTiK Educational Version (single user) with full functionality
to all pupils, trainees, students, teachers and lecturers in the fields of civil engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering,
architecture or mechanical engineering.

To request your Educational Version simply complete the following form and attach a current enrolment/acceptance letter/student ID or working certificate in pdf format. After successful verification of your data, we will send you a license key via email. 

To jump-start your experience with SOFiSTiK software, we recommend making use of our comprehensive online resources:


  • In the Infocenter on our website you will find our documentation as well as a variety of webinars, user reports and access to further resources.
  • On our YouTube channel you can access training videos and tutorials with practical examples on a wide range of topics.
  • In our SOFiSTiK Forum you can exchange ideas with peers or ask for help. Please also use the forum for any support requests.

Request your Educational Version

General notes:

  • Please note that the response to your request may take a few days. In some cases, the confirmation email may end up in your spam folder.
  • The license applied for is valid until the end of November every year. After this, a new registration is necessary. The license can be renewed for the duration of study.
  • The SOFiSTiK Educational Version is not compatible with the commercial version.
  • All printouts are watermarked.
  • Our products are tested and released for Windows 10 and 11.
  • The compatibility of the different versions with the operating systems as well as AutoCAD can be queried using the version matrix.
  • The license includes all FEM modules including SOFiPLUS-X, Reinforcement, SOFiSTiK Analysis + Design and SOFiSTiK Bridge + Infrastructure Modeler.
  • The programs SOFiLOAD-DW and DOLFYN are not part of the Educational Version.
  • The commercial use of SOFiSTiK Educational Version, the transfer of the software to third parties as well as the creation of copies for third parties and the modification of the software without the written permission of the licenser is prohibited.