Campus Software Contracts

HRZ offers software licenses for your workstation or server.

We have concluded contracts with manufacturers for a large number of software products, so that TU employees benefit from volume discounts. Some of the licenses are also available for students.

To obtain software licenses you are usually charged a fee.

In our software section you will find:

A complete overview of all software products offered can be found here. For further information on the scope of service, please refer to the service description.

Note: Microsoft Imagine contracts can only be concluded by departments of MINT subjects. Check with your department whether a contract has been concluded and under what conditions you can use the software.

Receiving software

Access to various software products is available via respective software product pages. Unless otherwise stated, you purchase paid licenses through the Softwareportal asknet. Access is only possible via TU Darmstadt's network. In order to purchase software in the online shop, you must register online as well.

Students can also use the software portal Studyhouse.

Please note: There are separate processes for work centers supported by work place care, e.g. those located in the university's administration.

Framework conditions

Copyright and License Agreements


Further general conditions and/or (technical) requirements for individual software contracts can be found on the respective software product pages on our websites.


Licences must be payed for by according institutions or software users themselves. The allocation models depend on the product. Information about the prices can be found on the respective software product pages and/or the software portal of TU.