Access to software

Access to Software

BTH students have access to a wide range of software, partly via shared computer rooms and other student computers, and partly through campus agreements with software suppliers like Microsoft, IBM and Autodesk. As a student you have access to:


On student computers

The range of software on BTH student computers is determined by the teaching staff’s requirements. The range is updated on a regular basis at the course directors’ request.

Microsoft Office

BTH students have access to Office Online; you can also install the latest version of Microsoft Office on your PC, Mac or tablet via, where you will also find the OneDrive storage service.

How to download MS Office:

Go to and log in with your username and your regular BTH password.
In the upper right corner, click on “Install Office” and follow the instructions.
Log in again when prompted to activate your installation.
The package is available for PC, Mac and iOS/Android. For iOS/Android, download Word, Excel, etc. as freestanding apps in AppStore/GooglePlay. Log in to the apps using the same login name and your BTH password.

Other Microsoft products

You can download Microsoft products yourself through Imagine (former Dreamspark). Log in to Imagine with your BTH account.


Here you can download Affinity Photo, Designer och Publisher. As BTH-student you can install these on your own computer at no cost. The license is valid for one year at the time. There are also books about the softwares that you can lend at BTHs library.

AutoCAD and Autodesk products

Autodesk gives students access to software for download. Go to and register an account with your address. See instruction via “How it works” at


There is a free student version of Abaqus for download available here:


Installation instructions for MatLab (you must log in with your student account).


Here you can download STATA. As BTH-student you can install this on your own computer at no cost.


Online LaTeX editor