Academic Partner Program

Access online diagramming and agile software, free for academic use.

Visual Paradigm’s Academic Partner Program provides colleges and universities with the software tools they need to develop the next generation of IT professionals.

The Visual Paradigm Academic Partner Program is the most comprehensive and cost-effective of its kind, offering free online software to schools that can be used at every academic level - middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, etc.

Join us today. Gain access to the free software you need to give your students a competitive advantage in the job market.


What will you get

Join now to gain access to the online software tools below. All for free.

Online drawing tool

Diagramming Tools

Create professional technical and business diagrams: UML, BPMN, DFD, ArchiMate, ERD, Flowchart, Mind Map, PERT, AWS, Org. Chart, SWOT, Value Chain and more. Drag-and-drop to create shapes. Learning not required.

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User Story Mapping tool

Agile Development Tools

Learn about scrum and agile software development by gaining hands-on experience through our user story mapping tool, story estimation tool, sprint backlog tool and Kanban.

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Customer Journey Map tool

Customer Journey Map

Learn about customer experience (CX) management with our Customer Journey Mapping software. Map out the customer actions and emotions with comprehensive CJM tool and a wide range of charts.

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Task Management tool

Task Management

A powerful task management platform that keeps track of project activities and progress. Enjoy seamless communication with students through task assignment and notification mechanism.

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What you can enjoy

  • Absolutely FREE: Unlimited projects, unlimited no. of diagrams and shapes, no ad, no watermark in output
  • Single workspace for easy management of student’s work.
  • Save project on our cloud space.
  • Access to students’ work at any time and from anywhere.
  • Hassle-free partnership renewal process .
Draw diagrams online, with your own shapes

Join the Academic Partner Program today

The Academic Partner Program is free to join. Why wait? Unlock the full power of Visual Paradigm Online for your students.

Please fill out the form below to apply for a Visual Paradigm Academic Partnership. We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible.

Application Details


(please enter the email address with the same domain to your organization)

Institute Details


Email domains of your institution. E.g. @myschool.edu, @it.myschool.edu (multiple subdomains are separated by comma)

Email verification is needed for activating Visual Paradigm. Make sure all potential users will have a valid email address that match the domain filled here.

Course Details