Information Services


NVivo is qualitative data analysis software designed for work with very rich text and/or multimedia information.


The 5 year site license ends 1st April 2020. New codes expire 16th May 2018. Please use 'Nvivo codes request form' to request an updated codes.

Software services administer the 5 year NVivo site license agreement, now underwritten by HSS college. The college permits all university staff and students to use the software under the agreement for their university work.

Nvivo at the university

Edinburgh University units can install Nvivo for windows or mac on site as part of a campus wide site license.

Staff & student home use

University Staff and Students are permitted to install Nvivo on personal computers for University work for Mac or Windows.

Nvivo deal

Summary of Nvivo site license terms and Conditions.

Nvivo codes request form (secured)

Use this form to get an authorization code to renew an existing NVIVO installation or to activate a new one as part of the UoE eduserv nvivo site license. Requires current staff or student ease login.