MicroStation Software


MicroStation is a CAD platform used by teams of architects, engineers, contractors and GIS professionals to integrate work on buildings, civil engineering projects, power plants and geospatial information.


U-M faculty, staff and students.


Note: This license expires annually. It is not perpetual, which means regardless of the month you obtain your license, the cost is the same and you will need to obtain a new license when the license expires each March.

Personal Use

Student/Faculty/Staff personal home use license is provided through STUDENTserver.

Academic Units

This is available at no cost through the ITS Software Store.

Administrative Units

$1500 for unlimited installations on departmental computers. This annual fee is prorated quarterly.

Departments can elect one of two licensing options:

  • A Bentley Hosted license server. License information will be provided after purchase.
  • A University of Michigan Deployed License server. You must install Select Server then contact Bentley Licensing for license file at 800-778-4277. Select the voice-system option for Licensing.

Available through the ITS Software Store.