Azure for Education
The developer tools and learning resources students and educators need to build cloud-based skills.
Dream it. Build it. Live it.
Build, deploy, and manage applications with comprehensive Azure cloud services. Whether you’re a student getting started, an educator teaching advanced workloads, or just interested in building cloud-based skills in your community, we’ve got the cloud development resources you need.
Students jump-start their careers and innovation with free access to Azure, developer tools, and learning resources.
Explore Azure for Students
Compete in Imagine Cup
Professors, teaching assistants, and faculty get access to open source content for classes and $200 in Azure credits, plus free services.
Get your Azure free account
Prepare your students for cloud-based tech careers with Azure. Provide professional developer tools, software, services, and educational content to your faculty and students with a low-cost subscription to Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
Help students in your community build cloud skills
Bring learning opportunities to your community, whether it’s your family, a club, or your local school. Get started with these resources and tools to help students build the skills they need for the future.
Compete in Microsoft Imagine Cup
Imagine Cup empowers the next generation of computer science students to team up and use their creativity, passion, and knowledge to create applications that shape how we live, work, and play. Every year tens of thousands of students from across the globe compete for cash, travel, prizes, and the honor of taking home the Imagine Cup.
Learn about Imagine Cup
Host a workshop
Use GitHub hosted labs to bring AI, machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to your community workshop. Each hands-on lab contains step-by-step instructions to help you build intelligent applications with popular Azure products.
Explore AI and machine learning labs
Explore IoT labs
Take a free coding course
Start learning today with free learning paths and labs to improve coding skills. Whether you’re just starting out or you have some coding experience, Microsoft Learn has a path for you.
Explore hands-on learning
Create a computer lab in the cloud
Easily set up and provide on-demand access to preconfigured virtual machines to support your classroom, workshop, or hackathon.
Try Azure Lab Services
Learn more about student programs and offers
Take advantage of a variety of programs, resources, and career opportunities to help students pursue careers in technology or any other industry.
Explore Microsoft resources for students
Universities are doing great things with Azure
“By using Azure Notebooks, students aren’t hindered by installation issues. They can just start working straight away. All they need is a decent browser and an Internet connection.”
Read how Cambridge uses Azure to teach engineering
“We tried several solutions and found that many cloud-based IoT platforms are overly complicated for what they do. Among the possible options, Azure was the best choice to get this done.”
Learn why Milan’s largest university chose Azure
Student innovates non-invasive blood glucose monitor with Azure
In May 2019, UCLA college freshman Bryan Chiang won $100000, a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and other prizes for his healthcare solution. He developed EasyGlucose, a non-invasive and low-cost alternative for blood glucose monitoring, which uses Azure deep learning to analyze eye images and predict blood glucose levels.
Meet Bryan and learn more about EasyGlucose