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Google Cloud Higher Education Programs

Find resources, communities, and free credits designed to enrich learning, teaching, and research in higher education.

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Prepare for new and exciting careers

Get comfortable with the digital tools, collaborative processes, and data-driven strategies needed for a career in any industry. What you learn now can open new possibilities for what you can do in the future.

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Enhance learning

Ignite new ideas for teaching your students or boosting your research. Give your students easy access to the computing, analytics, and collaboration power of Google Cloud.

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Accelerate breakthroughs

Scale your projects with the impressive speed, data storage, and processing power of Google Cloud. Join your peers who have boosted their research with our efficient and flexible platform.

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Provide transformative tools

Take advantage of Google Cloud solutions for student success, secure infrastructure, and breakthrough research. Encourage faculty to apply for free Google Cloud credits, resources, and communities for teaching or research.

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Resources to fuel your work


  • Access career readiness training to build essential skills
  • Explore online labs and courses for hands-on learning
  • Browse curated programs and resources
  • Join Developer Student Groups to learn with peers


  • Bolster your curriculum and individual cloud skills
  • Apply for free Google Cloud credits and training discounts
  • Connect with fellow faculty and researchers
  • Lead career preparation content for students


  • Scale research with greater speed, storage, and processing power
  • See case studies to gain ideas from fellow researchers
  • Apply for up to $5,000 in Google Cloud credits
  • Connect with fellow faculty and researchers


  • Elevate learning and research at your institution
  • Develop your own individual cloud skills and knowledge
  • Support the use of Google Workspace and Google Cloud on your campus
    • Stay informed and connected with the latest tools from Google

    Give students real-world experience

    Whatever careers they pursue, students will be utilizing the cloud. Google Cloud's higher education programs provide hands-on learning experiences, curriculum, and free credits so that you can equip your students, faculty, and researchers for what's next.

    "Google virtual machines let me control repeatable lab exercises, giving students the exact experience they would get in the real world if they were asked to secure a machine."

    Dr. Wu-chang Feng, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Portland State University

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