Rational BI Academic Program

Resources for all your teaching and learning needs

Rational BI supports qualified students, educators, academic researchers and open source contributors.


Develop your analytical skills using the modern business intelligence and tools. We support students interested in learning and using Rational BI technologies through a number of popular programs, including free Rational BI software, free training, opportunities for recognition and more.


  • Full or part-time matriculated students that are currently enrolled at a degree-granting higher education institution and have a school email address.
  • Students cannot be paid and/or compensated for software development. Rational BI is licensed to students for personal use to support their education, under a non-commercial license.