Academic discount

AcademicWe are pleased to offer an academic discount of 20% to colleges and universities whose primary mission is classroom education. The discount can be applied to qualified purchases of new copies of as well as upgrades to the GWB software. Research institutes and government organizations do not qualify for an academic discount, even if they are affiliated with or administered by a college or university. A qualifying academic department:

  • Offers in the university catalog formal courses under its own name
  • Offers at least one undergraduate major or graduate degree
  • Has as its primary mission the education of undergraduate or graduate students
  • Can assure the software will not be used for consulting or other commercial purpose

We regret that we cannot offer academic discounts on the basis of tax exempt status, employment of student workers, or provision of ancillary services to university teaching departments. Museums, geologic surveys, and bureaus of mines are not eligible.

Please select “I would like to request an academic discount” in the online store to view discounted pricing and apply for academic status.

Laptop licenses for university courses


For only $200 you can provide up to 20 students on your university course roster with a GWB license. You must be a faculty member and maintain a license to the latest release of GWB Professional, Standard, or Essentials.

Licenses are for the corresponding GWB version and valid until six weeks past the end of the semester or term. Offer available only for students officially registered in regularly taught courses, and the software may be used for teaching purposes exclusively. Other limitations may apply.

GWB Community Edition

This is an outstanding opportunity! Thank you, thank you!

– Rob Benson, Adams State University

This is incredible - free Geochemist's Workbench for students

– Matt Kirk, Kansas State University, via Twitter

It was difficult to use the GWB in our university. Now it is easy! Thank you!!!

– Laura Crossey, University of New Mexico

Community Edition

Students and non-students alike may download a free copy the GWB Community Edition. The Community Edition is a set of advanced software tools for aqueous chemists that includes the most popular applications in the GWB.

Please visit for details or go to our online store to download your free copy. You can also compare the Community Edition to paid versions of the GWB.

GWB Online Academy

Student Edition

Visit the GWB Online Academy and treat yourself to self-guided course sequences in Geochemical Modeling and Reactive Transport Modeling. You'll graduate as an expert in no time.

Better yet, the GWB Online Academy contains ready-to-go lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations for teachers to download and use in their classes.

Like what you see? Pay it back by submitting your own lesson plans for the world to use!