Office 365 free for students and teachers
In September 2014, Microsoft has changed the mechanism of a free subscription to Office 365 University. Under the new mechanism, separate students and teachers that meet the requirements can receive direct free access to the service.
Initially, this initiative was limited to the US, but a few hours ago the company extended it to the whole world. To determine if you qualify, you will need the email address assigned to your school. If you have, please follow one of the following links:
- For students (on the page, click «Find out if you’re eligible» and enter your e-mail)
- For teachers (on the page, click «Find out if you’re eligible» and enter your e-mail)
If successful, you will receive the right to use at no extra charge:
- The latest version of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access and Publisher (on up to 5 PCs or Macs) and use without limitation the mobile version of office applications including Android, iOS and Windows
- 1 terabyte of information storage in OneDrive
- Office Online
For more information about the initiative (requirements, conditions, etc.) you should read the answers to frequently asked questions, located at the bottom of this page of the Microsoft web site.