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  • IBM Academic Initiative

  • Software subscription to support academic teaching.


IBM Academic Initiative provides free access to software and educational materials for higher education institutions.
For more information, visit


KIT students and staff can access IBM software and training materials via the

IBM AI portal

to retrieve individual licenses. The login to the portal is done with the KIT account.


Usage guidelines

IBM's usage guidelines can be viewed at


Services not included

The SCC is not responsible for the scope of services provided by IBM Academic Initiative and can only assist with login issues related to Shibboleth.