University Program

University Program and Training Opportunities

Aldec is committed to advancing education for both working and future engineers in leading-edge methodologies and tools by providing access to world-class tools, resources and training through its University Program. Aldec supports students with Resources and Training, to include no-cost access to Fast Track™ ONLINE Training. Aldec engineers also conduct onsite seminars for students and faculty at universities around the world. For more information, contact

Free Active-HDL Student Edition

Aldec's Active-HDL Student Edition is a mixed language design entry and simulation tool offered at no cost by Aldec students to use during their course work.

EDU Pricing and Availabilityedu_img_200

Aldec offers certified Educational Facilities access to EDU and Student Editions of its professional EDA software tools. Educational Editions of Active-HDL and Riviera-PRO are sold directly from Aldec and are one year time-based licenses. All configurations are mixed language and support mixed simulation of VHDL and Verilog.

Learn more about University Program Requirements.


FPGA Design Simulation

Advanced Verification

Design Rule Checking


Zynq FPGA Board

Active-HDL (EDU)
Riviera-PRO (EDU)
1 seat $150 $280 $250 Not Available
4-9 seats $70 per seat $80 per seat $60 per seat Not Available
10-19 seats $60 per seat $70 per seat $55 per seat $350 per board
20-49 seats $55 per seat $65 per seat $45 per seat $300 per board
50+ seats $50 per seat $60 per seat $40 per seat $300 per board
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