Qlik Academic Program

Creating a data-literate world, one student at a time.

Qlik provides qualified university professors, students, and researchers with free Qlik software and resources to help educate and train the next generation of experts leading with data.


Joining the program grants access to the following resources:

  • Qlik software
  • Qlik Continuous Classroom online learning platform
  • Earn a Qlik Sense Qualification and receive a printable certificate and a digital badge to share on resumes and social media sites
  • Data Analytics curriculum featuring lecture notes, on-demand videos, handouts, activities and real-world, interactive business use cases
  • Qlik Community Academic Program Space, a forum for professors and students to access resources, collaborate with others and share experiences
  • Qlik Customer Support


The Qlik Academic Program is for professors and students associated with accredited, university-level institutions, both privately and publicly funded.

  • Professors and students may use Qlik for academic purposes within a qualified academic institution.
  • Researchers may use Qlik for academic research involving students associated with a qualified academic institution. Participants may not share their software with anyone outside of the research assignment nor may they use the software for profit.

How to apply

  • You must have a Qlik Account.
  • After selecting the “Apply Now” button below you will be asked to log in.
  • If needed, register for a Qlik Account and then return to this page to re-select “Apply Now” to complete the application.

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