Academic programmes

Tableau for Teaching

Incorporate visual analytics into any curriculum.

Tableau is free for instructors around the world

One professor’s story

Learn how Chon Abraham, Associate Professor, Mason School of Business, is helping her students learn Tableau and get relevant internships.

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Introducing the new Tableau Desktop Specialist exam. 25% off discount available to students until 30 June 2019.

Why Tableau?

In-demand skills

Data isn’t going anywhere. Companies are hiring for analytical skills to tackle big data in every industry.

Student engagement

Spend less time teaching software and more time helping your students find deep analytical insights.

Easy to use

With a large library of on-demand tutorials and a dedicated support community, teaching data analysis is easier than ever.

Check out the instructor resource page for self-service learning options, ready-made curriculum materials, answers to frequently asked questions and licence support.

Ready to use Tableau in your curriculum or academic research?

TFT Instructor Licenses

Provide the following information to unlock your free one-year license to activate Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep for teaching and non-commercial academic research.

Are you a student? Visit to request your license.

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Additional Terms and Conditions: The licences provided through Tableau’s Academic Programmes shall be used only for Instructional Use or Non-Commercial Academic Research. “Instructional Use” means evaluating Tableau for classroom use, developing materials and familiarity in Tableau for classes, and academic instruction. “Non-Commercial Academic Research” means conducting not-for-profit research projects, which are not intended to or in fact produce results, works, services, or data for commercial use by anyone or to generate revenue. By submitting this form, you agree that any Tableau Academic Programme licences provided through Tableau’s Academic Programmes will only be used for these purposes.

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