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As members of Autodesk Design Academy, students and educators can access free design software, along with free educational resources in manufacturing, construction, and production—including self-paced online courses, guided webinars, tutorials, industry contests, class projects, and curriculum for all levels.
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As an Autodesk Student, you can use the same CAD software that professionals use. Not some watered-down “student” version, but the exact same CAD software that professional designers, engineers, machinists, architects, builders, and construction managers use every day on the job.
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Members enjoy access to free tutorials, webinars, and online courses—that are published here before they’re available anywhere else. As you learn our software and sharpen your skills, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Join today, design for tomorrow
Check out these students' collaborative design of a Ferrari F1 steering wheel, using Fusion 360.
Browse free courses
Get deeper practice in your studies, develop your professional skills, and prepare for your career while learning Autodesk software. Check out our free online courses, find the one that’s right for you, and enroll today.
Fusion 360: Foundational Concepts
Before we begin modeling and prototyping our designs, we’ll review several foundational concepts that will help us anticipate necessary modifications to our designs, during the...
Introduction to 3D Modeling
Good designers and engineers know how to explore and iterate their designs. Thankfully, computer aided design (CAD) allows you to do just that—explore and iterate your design—...
Fusion 360: Introduction to CAD/CAM
Introduction to CAD/CAM walks you through practical on-the-job skills needed for precision machining while preparing you to complete the National Institute for Metalworking...
Mechanical Engineering: Introduction to CAD
Introduction to CAD for Engineers is a critical step in the right direction for any user learning CAD for the first time or just getting into Autodesk® Fusion 360™. This course...
Fusion 360 Simulation: Working with Imported Geometry
In this course, we focus on the Autodesk® Fusion 360™ tools that allow us to import and edit geometry from other CAD applications to prepare it for analysis. Model prep and...
Design a Race Car for F1 in Schools using Fusion 360
The digital manufacturing process is rapidly changing how things get made and how teams work together. Integrated design and manufacturing systems and collaboration tools are...
Autodesk Education Experiences
Tomorrow's challenges will be solved by today's students.
That’s why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources through Design Academy, as well as Tinkercad and Instructables.
Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone.
Tinkercad is used by designers, hobbyists, teachers, and kids, to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry–the list is truly endless!
Autodesk makes software for people who make things. Across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, media, and entertainment industries, Autodesk gives you the power to make anything.