Empowering and collaborating with professors and researchers at universities worldwide

Academic Programs

NVIDIA’s Academic Programs Team is dedicated to empowering and collaborating with professors and researchers at universities worldwide. We aim to inspire cutting-edge technological innovation and to find new ways of enhancing faculty research as well as the teaching and learning experience. We achieve this through a variety of initiatives and programs.

Academic Discounts

NVIDIA makes state-of-the-art computing platforms accessible to Universities. Discounts on Tesla and DGX products are available from resellers participating in the NVIDIA Partner Network. Discounts on Jetson Developer Kits are available via the Jetson website.

Explore our Academic Programs

NVIDIA supports educators by providing Teaching Kits to professors and teaching assistants interested in incorporating deep learning or accelerated computing into a new or existing STEM course curriculum.
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Small seeding gifts intended to enable researchers to start using GPUs, speed up results of current research, and/or to obtain preliminary results to publish papers and support larger proposals to other funding agencies.
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The NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) offers hands-on training in AI and accelerated computing to solve real-world problems. DLI content is offered both online and in instructor-led workshops. Participants can earn certification to prove subject matter competency and support professional career growth. Qualified educators can bring instructor-led DLI content to their academic communities at no cost via the University Ambassador Program. Learn More.

CUDA Fellows and GPU Centers of Excellence

CUDA Fellows and GPU Centers of Excellence programs have been retired. These programs recognized individuals committed to leading the use and adoption of the CUDA architecture and GPU computing both in teaching and research. They were early adopters and evangelizers not only for their institutions but world-wide.