Academic Alliance

Celonis for Teachers

Digital and data-oriented skills are key for almost any organization and business worldwide. Process Mining is one of these rapidly growing data science technologies. As a university-born tech company, we see it as our inherent aspiration to support the education of the next generation.

The Academic Alliance offers teachers a wide range of free products and services to bring applied data science into academic courses: ranging from free software licenses and demo data to online training courses and guest lectures. 

In addition to providing learning products and services, we invite you to join our growing global academic Process Mining community we helped build. Joined by over 350 Academic Partners worldwide, together, we develop innovative teaching formats, classroom materials, and learning assets.

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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Why Teaching Process Mining

Prepare students for the digital age

Train your students in creating insights from big data and prepare them for the digital world.

Combine Business and IT

Process Mining is an interdisciplinary field that combines IT, data science, and business process management.

Join a global community

Hundreds of teachers worldwide teach Process Mining. Join this community, share your story, and learn from your peers.

Education Program



In our online trainings you can acquire all knowledge and skills to integrate Process Mining in your curriculum. Academic Partners receive support from their Partner Manager.


Software & Materials

Teachers and students gain free access to the Celonis cloud platform for Process Mining. The Intelligent Business Cloud (IBC) - Academic Edition comes with ready-to-use data sets and pre-loaded analyses. The Educator Resource Hub provides a wide range of course material and resources for teachers.



Share your stories and learn from the global Process Mining community and other educators around the globe.

Teaching Support


Enablement for teachers

Are you planning a course on Process Mining? We will provide you with a variety of online trainings to understand all aspects of the Celonis Intelligent Business Cloud and how to use it in your classroom.

The Educator Enablement Track in the Celonis Online Training Platform provides you with three training courses: Analyst, Data Engineer, and Business User.

Are you a Partner of the Academic Alliance? Your Partner Manager will support you with your course.


Assets for teachers

The Educator Resource Hub in our Online Training Platform provides you with ready-to-use lecture slides, case studies, and additional resources to support your teaching.


Exchange with Peers

The Academic Alliance is a vivid community of hundreds of teachers worldwide. Share your teaching stories and best practices and learn from other teachers in the Celonis Community or reach out to the Academic Alliance to write a blog post about your teaching story.

Combine SAP and Process Mining

Special Offerings for SAP Teachers

The SAP UCC and Celonis Academic Alliance are close partners. Together, we offer a curriculum for Process Mining and SAP:

  • Management Case Study to improve a Bike Rental Process
  • Analytics Case Study to build Process Mining analyses
  • Data Engineer Case Study to connect a SAP system with Celonis

“From a personal perspective, Process Mining with Celonis has given me the motivation to explore beyond my own boundaries. Many successes have been achieved since then, and now I am spreading the message to other universities with confidence!”

Thanh Nguyen
Thanh Nguyen
Fontys School of Business and Communication (Finance)
Read Thanh's Story
Frank Morelli

“As I am involved in business process management affairs (at university and in practice) for more than 25 years I realized that Process Mining - offered in this way - unleashes an unbelievable potential for optimization. Celonis seems to enchant the world of business.”

Frank Morelli
Professor of Information Management
Pforzheim University
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