Creative Cloud for education

We believe in the power of creative thinkers.

Adobe Creative Cloud offers more than 20 industry-standard apps for design, photography, video, and web. As students develop in-demand digital skills with these tools, they also learn how to express their ideas in more visually compelling ways. So they can make the world take notice.


Flexible licensing options for primary and secondary schools and districts.

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Higher Education

Licensing for classrooms, labs, small workgroups, and departments.

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Find the right licensing option.

Creative Cloud for education offers two options for institutions.

Named-user licensing

  • Licenses for each individual user on their institutional computer with teacher and staff rights to install on two computers, one for work and one for home use.Bring your own device support now available for student-owned computers.
  • Complete set of Creative Cloud applications and services, including storage.
  • Available through the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP) buying program.

Device licensing

  • Licenses for each computer, rather than each user, with rights to install on one computer per license.
  • Complete set of Creative Cloud applications (services not included).
  • Available through the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP) buying program.

Primary and secondary schools may save more on Creative Cloud applications through an Adobe K-12 School Site License.

Education extras

Expand your digital skills

Get free Adobe professional development, taught by educators for educators.

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Creative Cloud resources for teachers

Help educators integrate Creative Cloud in their curricula.

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Adobe Education Exchange

Learn, teach, connect, and collaborate with the creative community for educators.

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The path to digital literacy

Set your students up for success with free Adobe Spark, free mobile apps, and powerful Adobe Creative Cloud memberships.

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Adobe Value Incentive Plan

Simplicity meets flexibility.

The Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP) is a subscription licensing program with simple and secure management capabilities, flexible terms, and discount levels that increase as you make additional purchases.

VIP advantages for Education

Just what you need

You can purchase named-user licenses or device licenses to use on institutionally owned computers in classrooms and labs. There’s also a K–12 school-site or district-wide license.

Centralized control

Centralized deployment gives everyone access to new products as soon as they’re released.

Automatic compliance

With the Admin Console, you always know how many licenses are deployed and who’s using them.

Term options

Meet education budget cycles by choosing the length of your subscription term—1 year, 18 months or up to 4 years.

Teacher and student-friendly

Get work-at-home licensing for educators, as well as bring-your-own-device support for students.

Complete flexibility

Dynamic organizations can add and remove licenses to meet their unique needs.

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