Autodesk Education

Autodesk design software, curricula, and learning resources for students and educators support the advancement of design education. From building information modeling (BIM) to Digital Prototyping and digital entertainment creation, Autodesk provides the technology behind industry trends practiced by design professionals worldwide.

Autodesk supports the integration of technology and current industry trends into design education through discipline-specific technology suites that encourage multidisciplinary learning. Curriculum, learning resources, forums, and free* Autodesk 2D and 3D product downloads are available for educators and students on the Student Engineering and Design Community—to help build a passion for design and prepare students for the workplace.

Autodesk Student Community
The Autodesk Student Engineering and Design Community provides free* Autodesk 2D and 3D design software, learning materials, and more. Join today to download free* software and see how students in the community are using Autodesk products and resources.


Student Profiles

Meet young professionals and students in the fields mechanical engineering, architecture, and civil engineering. View the videos below to watch their full-length profiles.

Civil Engineering Students in France Win Internships
Students in Paris were challenged with “24 Hours to build a highway and a Career” using AutoCAD Civil 3D to design a real segment of the French Highway A28 and compete for a chance to win an internship with Bouyges Travaux Publics (one of the largest construction groups).

Jeremy Stroebel, Architecture Major, University of Cincinnati
From competing in FIRST Robotics, to pursuing a degree in Architecture, Jeremy finds inspiration in designing with Autodesk software such as Revit and 3D Studio Max.

Amadou Diokhane, Mechanical Engineering Major, Penn State
Growing up in Senegal, Amadou realized his passion for design and is now working toward a career in Mechanical Engineering to use tools like Inventor to make an impact in underdeveloped countries.

Jason Faircloth, Product Manager, Marin Bikes
Find out what inspired Jason Faircloth to make the transition from studying at Humboldt State to engineering state-of-the-art bikes using Autodesk® Inventor® Professional.