Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching puts professional developer tools, software, and services in the hands of faculty and students with a low-cost subscription options from Microsoft. Challenge and excite your students by teaching with the latest technologies and cloud services.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is simple: it's all about giving students professional-level developer and designer tools from Microsoft at no cost so that students can chase their dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology - or just get a head start on their career.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching helps educators teach the latest technologies and experiment in research. Microsoft knows that to make learning more motivating, relevant, and engaging for today’s students requires a diverse set of resources. Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching gives educators the resources to ensure their classrooms always have the latest technologies to challenge, motivate, and keep students engaged in new ways. All at no cost to them, through an institution subscription.
The program has two primary goals:
Give access to Microsoft software and platforms: Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscriptions give educators and students access to virtually every Microsoft product and technology, helping ensure they have the right technology choices for all current and future educational opportunities.
Deliver outstanding value: These subscriptions give outstanding value through inexpensive cost of membership, and convenient management of licenses on a per-user basis, removing the complexity of licenses across multiple environments.
Software acquired through your Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription may be installed on any number of departmental lab machines (depending on the licensing and courses the school or department offer). The software must be used for instructional and research purposes; it may not be used to run the infrastructure of the department. In addition, the department’s faculty and students may check out or download the software to install on their personal computers.
To find out which products are included in the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching and Premium subscriptions, Review Product Categories.
Your Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription provides you with access to certain Software Developer Tools, available to download for free. You must have a current, active Azure for Students subscription to access the Software Developer Tools. You can download this software in the Education Hub.
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The Education Hub Store is available to end-users in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
Yes. Students may enjoy unlimited usage of software for the purpose of furthering their learning and research efforts. The software is not to be used to run a business or for ventures that drive commercial profit.
In most cases, no. However, Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching has partnered with the Microsoft App Store teams to enable students to create games and applications for the Windows Store. This is the one exception where a student can use the software available on Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching for a money-making enterprise.
No. The focus of Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is to provide departments, faculty and students with the tools necessary to specifically expand their study of software development and testing. Thus, we provide technologies such as Windows Server, Visual Studio .NET, SQL Server and Platform SDK.
No, your Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription does not include Azure credit. But you can sign up for Azure for Students, which gives you $100USD worth of Azure credit to use to pay for Azure services. To learn more, go here.