asknet academics, software & services for universities.

Software procurement solutions
for academic institutions & universities.

With asknet academics students and academic staff can access a wide range of leading software with special conditions and pricing.

As a spin off from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), we offer you a real expertise and a background in the academic sector.

20+

Years of experience in e-procurement for software in education and research

50+

Online procurement stores

100+

Vendors in our portfolio

We help you maximize your return on software investments.

PREFERENTIAL PRICES | IMMEDIATE SOFTWARE FULFILLMENT | DIRECT SALE TO STUDENTS | IMPROVED PURCHASING EXPERIENCE
High schools
Universities & higher education
Schools
Research institutes
Students
Authorities
Provide access to premium and essential software to your students, and academic staff!

It is sophisticated and complex to coordinate software procurement, distribution and accounting in the education sector. asknet academics offers premium distribution services and tailored portals that are specifically designed to optimize IT procurement of universities, schools and research institutes.

Key features include

    • Software sourcing & procurement
      • Extensive catalog of products
      • More than 100 software providers
      • Framework agreements and campus licenses
    • Fulfillment
      • Rental, perpetual and renewal licenses
      • On premises, hosted or SaaS
    • Payment processing and invoicing
    • License Management and Software Asset Management
    • Customer care

Easily source premium software at the best negotiated price through personalized e-procurement portals.

Save on software cost
Optimize e-procurement policy compliance and budget planning
Improve user experience

asknet academics e-procurement portals offer you centralized licence & contract management, and easy software delivery. By integrating the portal in your existing IT system and by implementing your procurement procedure, you are bringing the best experience to teachers, professors and administrative staff, while ensuring a compliant procurement process.

Customized e-procurement portal with full integration to your ERP and existing IT system
Automated user authentication and eligibility check
Flexible approval workflows
Catalog configuration


Offer your students the best software tools to succeed.

Your branded portal for students and staff

Through your branded and personalized online store, students and staff can select and purchase software at greatly reduced prices.

Software for students and university staff’s private use
Customized catalog
Download & Physical delivery
Checking authorization process: manual and automatic verification of student status
End-to-end payment processing.

Studyhouse and Academic Center:
our public stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

asknet academics runs public online stores to serve the software needs of students and academic staff. Our StudyHouse and Academic Center brands provide access to our whole software catalog at the best negotiated prices.

Want to source the best software at the best price for your academic staff and students?

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