The software licenses at the University permit students and staff to install some software on a private computer.
This is permitted ONLY for work-related use and when you are a student or staff member at the University. You can buy the software installation media in IT Helpdesk (except Microsoft Office). Some software is also available for staff and students through Microsoft Azure for Students (formerly known as Imagine/Dreamspark) - see end of page.
Both staff and students
You can download Office 2016 from portal.office.com to 5 PC or Mac-computers. It can also be downloaded to 5 smartphones and 5 tablets, from App Store, Google Play or Windows Phone Store / Windows Store.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Autodesk (Revit, AutoCad mm) More info on Autodesk website
EndNote (only for Master's and Doctoral students) *
StavaRex (How to spell in Swedish) *
SpellRight (How to spell in English) *
TorTalk (synthetic speech) *
ViTal (synthetic speech) *
* contact IT helpdesk for access
Microsoft Azure for Students (formerly known as Imagine/Dreamspark)
Imagine is a service available to students and staff that offers free access to Microsofts cloud based environment Azure. The test environment is available for 1 year and includes 100 USD credits free of charge.
Through Azure for Students you will also have access to a selection of Microsofts software for local installation on your home computer / lab computer (MS Office not available here, if you need MS Office, go to portal.office.com to download from there)
The Azure service is available for active students and faculty staff with an ongoing employment. Students who are no longer active but have installed software through the service may continue the use of the software as long as the terms are complied with.
- For development, support, educational purposes in connections with courses / labs
- Non-commercial research
- Design, development, testing and demonstration of software as mentioned above; students and staff also have the right to create an extra copy of the software on their own computer for backup purposes, provided that the terms are complied with.
For more information see – Azure for Students FAQ
Before you can start using the service you need to active the service through the link below
1) ACTIVATE AZURE FOR STUDENTS (1 year/100USD)
Once the profile has been registered and you have used your JU-account to login a personal subscription will be available from inside the Azure portal. The subscription is named "Azure for Student". This subscription is pre-charged with 100 USD credits that you can start using directly. The subscription is valid for 1 year. This offer can only be used once and it is not possible to renew this once it has expired. If you want to continue to use the Azure services you will have to register at credit card to pay for any costs generated by the services that has been setup in your Azure environment.
2) GO TO THE AZURE PORTAL TO START USING THE SERVICES
CHECK REMAINING CREDITS AND USAGE
Content updated 2020-05-08