Solidworks 2020 Edu is an extended tool for teaching CAD design and engineering design development, which includes 3D software and an extensive collection of exercises as well as interactive learning materials. SOLIDWORKS Education is a unique collection of resources for teaching mechanical 3D CAD design, design verification and data management. SOLIDWORKS Education products are used in more than 80% of the world's top engineering schools, providing students and scientists with functionality and ease of use as well as almost immediate ability to work effectively.

SOLIDWORKS Education offers a wide range of verified tools - engineering design, mechanical and flow simulation, sustainable design development, electrical installations, documentation, visualization in one integrated, easy-to-learn software package.

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition (computer lab licence) 

Dedicated license type enabling installation of SOLIDWORKS software on computers in computer labs. Network license including:

  • SOLIDWORKS Premium
  • SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium
  • SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation
  • SOLIDWORKS Plastics
  • SOLIDWORKS Visualize
  • SOLIDWORKS Composer
  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical
  • Draftsight Enterprise 


During the installation, indicate as the licence server and and the default port 25734. Installer.

Access to the licnce server and the installer is only possible from the WPUT UCN. 

A collection of installation tips


SOLIDWORKS Student Premium (home licence): 

Dedicated licence type for installation on private computers. Licensed for one year from installation, no VPN connection to university network required.

Full package, including Simulation, Flow Simulation, Electrical, Visualize, CAM, Composer and Plastics add-ons. Home licence key is available for each WPUT employee and student in the WPUT UCN account management application available at in the software tab. The installer is available on the software producer's website  or distributor's website. On the distributor's website  there is a collection of short tips concerning Solidworks software installation, updates and add-ons.


MySolidWorks helps students learn skills, work faster and more efficiently with SOLIDWORKS. Students can access over 400 training videos and learn to work with SOLIDWORKS on their own, at their own pace - anytime, anywhere, and on any device. MySolidWorks provides students with the following possibilities:

  • Access to individual training modules with explanations, videos and quizzes
  • Finding and getting answers to questions
  • Downloading free 3D and 2D CAD models from users ans well as supplier certified parts, assemblies and more
  • Sharing projects within online storage services
  • Access to reliable producers located nearby 


SOLIDWORKS2020 requirements

Operating system: Windows 10-64 bit, Windows 7 SP1-64 bit (to SW2020 SP5) 

Hardware requirements:

  • RAM - min. 16GB
  • Disc space - 8GB of free space or more
  • Graphic card - Certified graphics card and drivers
  • Processor - Intel or AMD with SSE2 support, 64-bit
  • Installlation - DVD drive, USB port or Internet connection

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