SOLIDWORKS Research License

3D CAD Research Software Licensing

3D CAD Engineering Software for Research

The SOLIDWORKS Research License gives researchers the latest in engineering design technology. Qualified research and educational institutions can purchase research licenses at special pricing.

Check with your university or school Free Student SOLIDWORKS License

Restriction Free SOLIDWORKS Licensing

  • Enjoy full-use without restriction for publications, industry-funded projects, IP transfer, and patent applications.
  • No EDU watermarks are inserted that interfere with IP, license agreements, and spin-offs.
  • Special pricing means substantial savings over commercial rates, preserving more of your grant award.
  • The same version as commercial licenses, so no problem sharing files with any government or commercial team/sponsor work.
  • SOLIDWORKS and Simulation licenses are available as three month or one-year term licenses for short term requirements.

Benefits of Partnering with GoEngineer for SOLIDWORKS Student Education licensing

Schools & universities can now consolidate all SOLIDWORKS assets under one umbrella when partnering with GoEngineer.

Benefits Include:

  • Additional discounts for campus-wide packages
  • Network applications included in packages
  • Incubator and MakerSpaces included in packages
  • Education and Student downloads included in packages
  • Unlimited certifications available
  • Centralization of assets – Great for IT
  • Keep track of end users – Great for department heads
  • One renewal date for all assets – Great for procurement
  • One point of contact – Great for everyone

Get SOLIDWORKS Student License and edition pricing from GoEngineer

A SOLIDWORKS Student License can help young university and tech school students stay on top of the cutting edge of 3D CAD mechanical design and engineering. Click on the link below for more information and pricing options for SOLIDWORKS Student edition and licenses.

  • Classroom or laboratory access for coursework.
  • Ideal for student activities and projects.
  • Download directly to a personal computer with serial #, (may have limited options).


Get pricing for SOLIDWORKS Education Edition

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is more than a CAD teaching tool, it is a complete engineering suite. Featuring student downloads, ebooks, curriculum, certification & more. Use SOLIDWORKS to teach 3D mechanical CAD, design validation, data management, and sustainability.

  • Classroom or laboratory learning by students.
  • Instruction and preparation of courses by instructors.
  • Educational purposes do not include funded Research, Commercial or Curriculum Development.



Utilize GoEngineer’s Award Winning Support & Training for SOLIDWORKS

Award Winning Technical Support

GoEngineer's extensive SOLIDWORKS technical knowledge and world class support can help you succeed with SOLIDWORKS. Our award-winning team is ready to help you with any task you may have. Using state-of-art remote assistant technology software allows our team to solve most issues within one session. Reach out and see why GoEngineer is the #1 reseller of SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys systems in the world!

  • 125+Certified Technical Specialists
  • Email, Phone and Chat Support Available
  • 98% Exceptional Customer Service Rating



GoEngineer offers online and classroom professional SOLIDWORKS training for organizations and individuals. All our instructors are SOLIDWORKS certified and teach thousands of students each year world wide. The curriculum is very diverse with numerous certified SOLIDWORKS courses to choose from. Each student will receive a Course Completion Certificate and preparation materials for SOLIDWORKS certification.

  • Increase Your Earning Potential
  • Led by Certified SOLIDWORKS Instructors
  • Smaller Classes with Focused Attention


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