Students can apply for a free Altium Designer online curriculum and student license via the Altium Education program. This is a fully functional license to use our current version, of Altium Designer which is renewable every 6 months as long as you are a student.
Your e-mail must be associated with your university domain. (For example .edu or .ch) Here's the link to enroll in the Altium Education curriculum and free student license. https://education.altium.com/ It might take a day or two to get a response after you fill out the form on the website. Your school's domain may not be approved by our automated system (if it doesn't end in .edu for example.) If this is your case, or if you still haven't received any communication, contact us describing your issue here: https://www.altium.com/contact-us Here are some links to Knowledge Base Articles and documentation that will help get you started:
Support for accounts using a Student (rather than a commercial) licenses includes… Our Support Home: https://www.altium.com/support This page has direct links to: • Live Chat, which students can use for non-technical issues such as Installation, Licensing, Altium Live login, • Knowledge Base articles, • Altium Academy - a large collection of YouTube videos, • User Forums - Someone else may have already experienced and solved your issue, • Documentation - where you can find extensive, versioned information about our software