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erwin Academic Program

Enriching education for future data professionals

erwin Data Modeler (DM) has been used in classrooms worldwide to enrich data management studies. It complements both IT and business courses at the undergraduate and graduate level by providing hands-on access to conceptual, logical and physical data models. Both students and professors benefit by expanding their understanding of how to discover, analyze, represent and communicate data requirements through the data model. They also gain real-world experience with the most widely used data modeling tool, a highly marketable skillset.

No Cost

Qualifying academic institutions can use erwin DM for free.

Real-World Experience

Develop data modeling skills that are in high demand given the data-driven business environment.

IT & Business Benefits

An understanding of data modeling is beneficial from both an IT and a business perspective, with collaboration between disciplines increasing with the enterprise.

erwin DM Academic Edition

erwin DM Academic Edition software is available to students and professors from qualifying universities. The application and approval process is based on the applicant’s email domain, which must be associated with an accredited institution. Once approved, a one-year license will be provided for installation on the applicant’s computer.

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erwin Academic Program Application

The erwin Academic Program allows qualifying universities to install erwin DM in their labs to support courses that involve data modeling. To qualify, a program agreement must be completed and submitted to Upon approval, erwin will provide the appropriate licenses.

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erwin Academic Program Renewal

Once an agreement for the erwin Academic Program is in place, it is possible to renew your erwin DM Academic Edition licenses on an annual basis. You can start the renewal process by completing an annual report form.

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