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LeanIX Enterprise Architecture

Academic Edition


The LeanIX Academic Edition is tailored to universities and teaching institutions, providing free access to our ready-to-use Enterprise Architecture Management tool. LeanIX backs the architects of tomorrow as they learn to leverage technology, make decisions, and manage changes in more outcome-driven approaches.


Benefits of the Academic Edition for teachers and students


Put academic theories to practice within an EA tool.


Explore industry best practices with a data model trusted by today´s IT architects to manage and transform their IT landscapes.


Leverage LeanIX collaboration-based features, get onboarded quickly, and explore the many possibilities of the tool.


Get students ready for communicating to business leaders and bridging the gap between business and IT.

Frequently asked questions

What’s included in the Academic Edition?

The LeanIX Academic Edition offers access to our Enterprise Architecture Management product with the Application Portfolio Management, the Technology & Risk Management and the Business Transformation Management module. Note that the Academic Edition can only be requested by lecturers who can then provide access to individual students.

What does it cost?

Nothing! The academic edition is available free of charge for teaching purposes.

How do I register?

The “Register” button will lead you to a new page where you are asked to provide your information. Afterwards, you will need to sign the contract. Make sure to fill out all required fields. The whole process takes place online.

What are the limitations?

There is a quota of 150 applications, and our integrations are not included. Moreover, the contract term is set to one year, but this can always be renewed. Most importantly, students can only be invited to the tool by a lecturer.

Where can I find more information on the product?

Make sure to check out the product page for LeanIX Enterprise Architecture or take a look at our extensive product documentation.

Will demo data be available to us?

Yes! If there is the need for demo data, it is something that we can provide. However, it is also possible to start without demo data and to populate the workspace with your own data.

What happens after registration?

After the registration, you will receive the countersigned contract as soon as possible. Then, a LeanIX team member will reach out to you to discuss further details with you. This might take a few work days, but don’t worry, we will get back to you.


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