Cloudera Academic Partnership

Growing interest around Apache Hadoop and Big Data solutions is driving demand for professionals with the skills to derive value from all data.  To this end, Cloudera is partnering with colleges, universities, and trade schools around the globe to help develop the next generation of Big Data professionals.

Cloudera Academic Partnerships (CAPs) are designed to provide accredited, nonprofit universities access to industry-leading resources to help streamline and accelerate adoption of Hadoop. Watch this webinar to learn how CAP can help bring the benefits of Cloudera's Big Data Platform to your school, and check out the success stories on San Jose State University and California State University, Los Angeles.


falseCourse Materials & Training for Classroom Instruction

Cloudera will provide professors from participating schools with discounts to world-class instruction and free training materials to facilitate the inclusion of Hadoop administrator and developer topics in their academic portfolios.

Students will benefit from industry-leading training materials, hands-on exercises, and access to discounted certification exams, providing them with tangible, market-recognized credentials in addition to their university degrees.

Click here to submit an Academic Partnership Inquiry and learn more about delivering Cloudera's Hadoop training curriculum at your institution.


falseSoftware License for Research Staff

For accredited, non-profit universities that are interested in using the more robust features of the Hadoop platform for research, testing, and development, we are pleased to offer a special University License valid for 12 months of free access to the software elements of Cloudera Enterprise. In combination with the open-source CDH, the University License will provide universities with the tools they need to take their Big Data research to the next level.

Click here to submit an Academic Partnership Inquiry and learn more about Cloudera's University License.


falseCDH and Cloudera Manager for Professors & Students

Cloudera invites staff and students to download Cloudera Express (or the Cloudera Quickstart VM), which includes CDH, the world’s most deployed and enterprise-ready Apache Hadoop distribution, and Cloudera Manager, designed to simplify the installation, configuration, and performance analysis of your Hadoop cluster.

CDH is thoroughly tested, 100% open source, and includes over a dozen Apache projects to ensure you have everything you need to utilize Hadoop in development or production.

You may install Cloudera Express today with no further requirements.


CAP Members

  • Auburn University
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
  • California State University, Los Angeles 
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • College of Management Academic Studies
  • Cinvestav University (Mexico)
  • Cyttek Group (Peru)
  • DePaul University
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • EURECOM (France)
  • Fordham University
  • Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Harvard University: Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Nile University (Egypt)
  • NYU - SCPS
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Saint Peter's University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seattle University
  • Soongsil University (South Korea)
  • Stanford University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Technische Universität Berlin
  • University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Illinois, Springfield
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Stavanger (Norway)
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Washington, Tacoma
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Vivekand Education Society's Institute of Technology (India)