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Academic Alliance

We believe in educating our youth as the next generation thought leaders in data and process science. Therefore, we launched the Celonis Academic Alliance in partnership with the worldโ€™s leading universities, colleges, and schools to empower and encourage the Process Miners of tomorrow to share in learning and experiencing the power of process-oriented data science across the globe.

We invite you to join this global community of learners, educators, and researchers!

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Intelligent Business Cloud - Academic Edition

All-in-one Platform for Process Mining

  1. Free: For students, teachers, and researchers
  2. All Celonis features: Event Collection, Discovery, Conformance, Enhancement, Monitoring
  3. Data: Preloaded demo data and unlimited data uploads
  4. Campus feeling: Designed for use in classroom and self-learning
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The World's Largest Academic Process Mining Community

Academic Celonis Users

Academics across all disciplines use the Celonis Intelligent Business Cloud and Online Learning Platform for learning, teaching, and research.

Partner Institutions

Universities, colleges and schools spread across 35 countries are members of the Academic Alliance community.

Courses supported

The Academic Alliance supports its partners in classroom and online courses, seminars, and workshops in all scientific disciplines.

Academic Alliance Partners

The Academic Alliance community leverages more than 350 partners from 250 different academic institutions all across the globe. We invite you to join this network and become an Academic Partner.


  • Erasmus University
  • Hassel University
  • Inholland University of Applied Sciences
  • Maastricht University
  • Utrecht University
  • List of all partners


  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Technical University Munich
  • University of Erlangenโ€“Nuremberg
  • University of Mannheim
  • University of St. Gallen
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • List of all partners
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  • NOVA IMS Information Management School
  • International University of La Rioja
  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia
  • University of Seville
  • List of all partners
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  • HULT Data Analytics Society
  • Heriott-Watt University
  • Kingโ€™s College London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Leeds
  • List of all partners
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  • Arizona State Universty
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Arkansas
  • List of all partners
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Other regions

  • Pontificia Universidad Catolia de Chile (Chile)
  • Rhodes University (South Africa)
  • University of Calabria (Italy)
  • University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
  • UNSW Sydney (Australia)
  • List of all partners
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Partner with the Academic Alliance

Teachers and researchers can sign up as Academic Partners to gain access to additional products and services. The partnership is free for all academics.


Fill out the partner sign up form and tell us about you.

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An Academic Partner Manager will contact you to set up a meeting, where you get to know the products and services offered to Academic Partners.


Start your journey in the Academic Alliance and receive ongoing support by your Academic Partner Manager.

Educational Products & Services

All students, teachers, and researchers will have free access to our learning and educational resources. Academic Partners will have access to additional products and services.


For all teachers

Exclusively for Academic Partners

  • Support by a dedicated Academic Partner Manager
  • Personal enablement and Train-the-Teacher Program
  • Guest lecture by Celonis
  • Certification exams for IBC online trainings
  • Celonis Partner Logo
  • Special teaching material and additional demo data
  • Special events

Find out more about our offerings for Teachers.


For all researchers

Exclusively for Academic Partners

  • Support by a dedicated Academic Partner Manager
  • Special enablement and research support
  • Joint research projects with Celonis
  • Celonis Partner Logo
  • Invitations to special events

Find out more about our offerings for Researchers.

Academic Blog

Read the stories from the Academic Alliance Community. Follow discussions about hot topics in Process Mining and get to know best practices in teaching and research.

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The Celonis Academic Alliance: Building Bridges with Education


Building a Global Network of Thinkers - Shouting out about Process Mining to the UK

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Process Mining: Bridging Not Only Data and Processes, but Also Industry and Academia

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Fontys Financials + Celonis Academic Alliance = Operational Excellence

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Academics Explain Process Mining: Josep Carmona on Conformance Checking

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Academics Explain Process Mining: Mieke Jans on Process Mining in Audit

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Academics Explain Process Mining: Owen Johnson on Process Mining in Healthcare


Can Process Mining Be Applied to Non-Conventional Processes?

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Innovation Acceleration through Joint Research in Process Mining

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The Future of Process Mining โ€“ Trailblazing Cooperation between Research & Industry


Share your story here!

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Academic Events

Meet the Academic Alliance and join the Process Mining movement.
No event in your region? Join our online-learning community or reach out to the Academic Alliance team to organize an event at your institution.

SAP ACC 2020
September 7 and 8, 2020, Online Conference
SAP Academic Community Conference DACH
Celonis and SAP are strong partners, also in their Academic Programs. Join the SAP DACH conference and hear our Co-Founder and Co-CEO Bastian Nominacher in his keynote, join the community sessions to learn about Process Mining for SAP teaching, or attend the train-the-trainer session to become a Process Mining trainer.
SAP ACC Website
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September 13-18, 2020, Online Conference
Business Process Management Conference (BPM) 2020
Celonis is Platinum sponsor of the leading Process Management conference. Meet us at our virtual booth to learn more about our products and services for teaching and research. Or join one of our two demo paper sessions presenting the latest Celonis technology.
BPM Website
OCtober 26-29, 2020, Online Conference
International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM) 2020
ICPM is the leading Process Mining conference. Celonis is the main conference sponsor. Meet us at our virtual booth and join our both program including presentations of our latest products and services for education and research.
ICPM Website
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Our Values

The Celonis Way

At Celonis weโ€™re helping companies change the way they work, so we can all do our part to ensure a better future for all.

Our values help us get there. They are our compass โ€” guiding and inspiring us in everything we do.


Whether youโ€™re curious about Process Mining, looking for educational materials, writing your thesis, or simply in need of technical support, the Celonis Academic Alliance is ready to assist your Process Mining journey in any way possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Academic Alliance community.

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