Technical Resources for Academic Communities
Published Apr 21 2022 10:52 AM 1,449 Views

Welcome to the microsoft/AcademicContent GitHub Repo

This repo provides technical resources to help students and faculty learn about Azure and teach others. The content covers cross-platform scenarios in AI and machine learning, data science, web development, mobile app dev, internet of things, and DevOps. It also includes interesting tech talks and engaging, fun tech challenges that Microsoft leads at student hackathons and Imagine Cup.

Student offers

  • Azure for Students | $100 in Azure for 12 months with free tier of services - no credit card required with academic verification
  • Azure for Students Starter | use select Azure products like App Services for free - no credit card required with academic verification
  • Azure Free Account | $200 in Azure for one month with free tier of services - requires a credit card and probably the best fit for faculty evaluating Azure for course instruction unless your organization has a grant or enterprise agreement.

Learn by Doing with our Curricula

Check out our project-based full semester-long curricula that can be used on your own or in the classroom. They also make for fun, easy-to-run workshops!


Attending a hackathon? Here are some helpful guides and resources.


Looking to get certified? Take practice exams to get ready for the certification student get FREE Microsoft Certifications.

Teach with our Learn-based workshops

Visit the Workshop Library for a list of workshops based primarily on Microsoft Learn modules.

Other workshops can be found here.

More courseware can be discovered here.

Offers and Programs

If you are looking for useful links and a deck about programs of interest to schools, faculty and students, visit our offers and programs area for more information.

Attend our Reactor Sessions

We focus on developing high-quality content for all Cloud, Data Science, Machine Learning, Web Development, and AI learners. Through workshops, tech talks, and hackathons hosted around the world, come learn and apply new skills!


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