Microsoft will offer an academic edition for Office 2011. The Academic edition of Office 2011 is available only to higher education students and contains one activation. It is equivalent to the Home & Business edition (contains Outlook with Exchange support) but is not available to the general public. Students must purchase their copy through qualified educational channels.
Microsoft Office 2011 will offer these editions:
Academic Edition full packaged product (FPP) can be acquired from many software retailers, campus bookstores, and other Authorized Education Resellers (AER). Most teachers, faculty, staff, and students of education institutions are eligible. Your AER will verify your eligibility.
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Discounts are only available for currently enrolled higher education (accredited universities and vocational schools) students and educators.
Currently. the following countries are available.
- New Zealand
If your country is not listed, check with your university to see if they have an agreement with Microsoft that offers volume licensing discounts.