Elastic for students and educators

Welcome! You've landed in the right spot to learn more about the free and open Elastic Stack. We're excited to help you weave Elastic into your teaching and learning experiences in the classroom.


Free training

Develop your Elastic Stack skills with on-demand, self-paced training when and where it's most convenient for you.

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Supporting students

Interested in starting up an Elastic Community user group? Or attending an Elastic-sponsored event, such as a hackathon? Maybe arranging for an Elastician to speak at your club's next meeting? Elastic Community is here to help support students. Reach out to us to start a conversation, or hop to the FAQ to find out more.


Assisting educators

We'd love to hear more about the ways in which we can help faculty build Elastic into its curriculum. And because of our free and open Elastic Stack, you can do so easily and at no cost. We can also set you up with training and other resources to help you learn more. Let us know how we can help, or see the FAQ to learn more.

Building skills and experience

Getting started with the Elastic Stack? We have plenty of resources to help you on your way. Or, if you’re not sure where to go first, the Getting started with Elasticsearch webinar is a great place to start.


Tutorials, updates, culture, customer stories


Webinars, tutorials, customer stories, ElasticON talks


Product guides, step-by-steps, and general reference


Critical-skill building and certification


Sharing our technology, both in-person and virtually

Open source contributions

Good first issues for easing your way into the Elastic Stack