Information Services


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

University wide site license

The new 5 year site license ends 1st April 2025. New codes expire at the end of April 2021. Please use Nvivo codes request form to request an updated code.

Software services administer the 5 year NVivo site license agreement, now underwritten by ISG which  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 for use in UK and Ireland. They can use the Codes Request form (secured) to renew an existing installation ordownload and activate a new install.

Nvivo codes request form for use in UK and Ireland only (secured) 


For temporary international use, while international travel is forbidden use the form: 

Nvivo codes request form temporary international use (secured)

both forms require current Staff or student ease login

Nvivo deal

Details of the Nvivo Site License and Conditions