Start thinking visually with Tableau

Analyzing and understanding data is becoming a core skill for everyone. Tableau helps accelerate this process with intuitive drag & drop technology that lets you stop worrying about how to connect to data and start spending your time answering questions. And with Tableau's speed, you'll find yourself doing more complex analyses in less time.

Our academic programs are designed to make using Tableau as easy as possible. We can provide free copies of Tableau Desktop Professional to the following:

Instructors who are:

Students who are:

  • Interested in teaching with Tableau
  • Faculty at an accredited institution
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Attending an accredited institution

ull-time students throughout the worldWe offer instructors free access to Tableau Desktop as well to equip them to teach the next generation of data scientists and analysts. In addition to software, we recognize that materials and support are essential to teaching with a tool, and to that end we offer a variety of solutions for different classrooms.

Whether you're a student or instructor, we want to ensure your success with Tableau. The resources on this page are designed to get you successfully started out with Tableau in no time at all. And if you're presenting with Tableau at an academic conference, let us help support you with a travel grant to offset the cost of the conference. Just email us at and we'll do our best to support you.