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.

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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

Active-HDL (EDU)
Riviera-PRO (EDU)
1 seat $150 $280 $250
4-9 seats $70 per seat $80 per seat $60 per seat
10-19 seats $60 per seat $70 per seat $55 per seat
20-49 seats $55 per seat $65 per seat $45 per seat
50+ seats $50 per seat $60 per seat $40 per seat
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