Students and teachers: save 60% on Live

If you’re studying at or employed by an educational institution, you can save 60% on Live Intro, Standard or Suite. You can also benefit from the discount when buying Live with Push. Check your eligibility below.

Live 11

Fast, fluid and flexible software for music creation and performance.

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Live 11

Complete studio – 70+ GB of sounds and all devices

Includes a free upgrade to Live 12

Live 11

Full features – 10+ GB of sounds and more devices

Includes a free upgrade to Live 12

Live 11

Essentials – 16 tracks and 5+ GB of sounds

Includes a free upgrade to Live 12

Education discounts can’t be combined with upgrade pricing.

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Am I eligible for the educational discount?

You are eligible for an educational discount if you are:

  • a student currently enrolled in full-time educational studies, up to advanced degree programs and 18 years old or of legal age in your country of residence. Parents of a student not of legal adult age can buy educational licenses on behalf of their child using their child's valid student ID.
  • a student in a part-time program that consists of 20 hours or more study time per week, or one that runs for 12 months or more. The area of studies is irrelevant.
  • a teacher who is currently employed full- or part-time at a school or university in any field. Part-time and private teachers must work at least 20 hours per week to qualify

Please note that if there is ever any disagreement on educational status documents, we offer a full four-week money back guarantee.

Looking to teach with Live and Push?

Live and Push offer everything students need to make any kind of music that inspires them. Using these tools, you can teach the fundamentals of music creation: rhythm, melody and harmony, song composition, sound design, creating with samples and more.

If you’re teaching music to students aged between 6-19 in a school, charity or youth club please visit Ableton for the Classroom

If you’re teaching at a tertiary level please visit Ableton for Colleges and Universities

How to verify your education status:

  1. Check your eligibility
  2. Buy your Ableton product at the discounted price from your local music store or the Ableton web shop
  3. Verify your educational status (to show us that you really are a student or teacher)
  4. Install and authorize your software


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Special offer terms and conditions

  • Offer is available at and at local resellers from now until the release of Live 12.
  • Purchases of Ableton Live 11 Intro, Standard and Suite, with or without Push, include a free upgrade to their respective editions of Live 12 – to be issued upon release.
  • A 20% discount is also available for Packs and crossgrades to Max.
  • Educational Live licenses, multi-licenses, Note, Push (without a processor) and Not-For-Resale licenses (NFRs) are excluded from the offer.
  • The discount may be combined with the Push bundle discount.
  • Push 3 (standalone) is included until Nov 30th.
  • Final prices may vary depending on your country of residence.