University and Students Collaboration

Universities, research centres and other knowledge institutions turn to DHI for collaboration on innovative solutions.

Partner with us to further develop the next generation of water professionals through:

  • Strategic research collaboration on national and international competitive research programs.
  • Designing training packages for undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Facilitating courses and seminars at postgraduate levels.
  • Offering thesis writing support under the MIKE Powered by DHI thesis program, which provides free time-limited licenses for MIKE Powered by DHI software products.
  • Supervising MSc and PhD students from around the world.

Academic Licenses

Develop your students' skills using the latest technology with flexible and affordable access to MIKE Powered by DHI software. DHI provides Academic Licenses (also known as Labkits) for staff and students at all tertiary levels. Academic licenses are offered in selected geographical areas only and are not available in China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), India, Bangladesh, and Iran.

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Students: The Water Professionals of Tomorrow

Students are entitled to free, time-limited licenses for MIKE Powered by DHI software products for use when writing their thesis. Before contacting us, please ensure your university professor has approved your thesis topic. Click here for more information and to apply for a student license.

Additionally, as part of our university collaboration, DHI can support select students with thesis supervision. Please note that we do not offer scholarships for Master's and PhD studies. For more information on our thesis program, please contact your local MIKE Powered by DHI Customer Care representative.


Are you a top student pursuing a master’s degree? Are you available for 5-6 months? Would you like to contribute to solving the toughest water challenges in the world? If yes, click here to learn more about our internship opportunities. If there are no relevant vacancies currently, feel free to create a profile in our Career Center and set up a job alert to be notified when a position matching your criteria becomes available.


Showcase your thesis work by submitting a poster to DHI. With your and your supervisor's agreement, posters, as well as theses, may be published on our website!