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Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Microsoft programs formerly known as MSDNAA, Dreamspark or Imagine are now labelled as Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. If you want to access those, please click on 


and register via your personal Microsoft account. Here, it is important that you have connected your univesity email address ( with your microsoft account or that you have created a new account using this address.

You may have to create a new Microsoft account if you do not have one yet.

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching provides professional development tools, software and services to teachers, pupils and students as a low-cost subscription model.


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The following product families are included in the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscriptions:

  • Microsoft Access 
  • Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) 
  • Agents für Visual Studio 
  • BizTalk Server 
  • Datazen Enterprise 
  • Host Integration Server 
  • Machine Learning (ML) Server 
  • Hyper-V Server 
  • R Server 
  • Microsoft Project  
  • Remotetools für Visual Studio 
  • SharePoint Server 
  • Skype for Business Server 
  • SQL Server Developer 
  • SQL Server Enterprise 
  • SQL Server Standard 
  • SQL Server Web 
  • System Center 
  • Team Foundation Server 
  • Microsoft Visio 
  • Visual Studio Code 
  • Visual Studio Community 
  • Visual Studio Enterprise 
  • Visual Studio für Mac 
  • Windows 10 
  • Windows Server 

As an Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscriber, you get access to certain tools for software development which you can download free of charge. This soft ware is made vailable in the ​software section of the Education Hub.

The Education Hub Store is available to end users in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

Yes, students receive unlimited software usage to further their learning and research efforts. Howeevr, it is not permitted to use the software for commercial purposes or for enterprises of financial gain.

In general, no. Students can’t sell apps and products made by using Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. However, thanks to a partnership between Azure Dev Tools for Teaching and Microsoft App Store teams, students can create games and applications to sell in the Windows Store. This is the only exception where students can use apps developed using Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching for commercial purposes.

No. Azure Dev Tools for Teaching doesn’t include Microsoft Office. It provides tools to departments, teachers, and students  to expand their study of software development and testing. These tools include such technologies as Platform SDK, SQL Server, Visual Studio .NET, and Windows Server.

No, Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching does not include Azure credits. However, you can register for für Azure for Students where you will receive an Azure credit of USD 100 which you can spend on Azure services. You can find more information here

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