This user guide helps you to install and license ArcGIS.


  • The software is not free. You can order it from AcadCloud.
  • If you have downloaded the software in a ZIP archive, unpack the files to your hard disk before the installation. To do so, copy the files in the ZIP archive to a folder on your hard disk or right-click the ZIP file and select Extract All ...
  • The license key is available in the AcadCloud in the detail view of the completed order. 
  • The license expires one year after it was activated. Afterwards, you have to obtain a new license.

Downloading and installing ArcGIS Pro

  1. Order the Software from AcadCloud.
  2. Login at the Esri portal of the University of Vienna
    If you don't have an account for the Esri portal of the University of Vienna yet, please write an e-mail to providing the following information:

    • Subject: ArcGIS Pro license for students
    • First and last name
    • u:account e-mail address
    • AcadCloud order No. or invoice No.

Screenshot ArcGIS login

Click in the upper right corner at your name and choose Eigene Einstellungen.

Screenshot ArcGis Website Menü

Choose Lizenzen on the left.

Screenshot Esri Website Lizenzen

Scroll down to ArcGIS Pro and click at ArcGIS Pro herunterladen.

Screenshot ArcGIS Pro herunterladen

Install the software following the instuctions of the installer.

ArcGIS Pro nutzen

The first time ArcGIS Pro is started you'll be asked to login with your login data from the Esri portal of the University of Vienna. Please refer to the notes at the beginning of this manual.

Screenshot ArcGIS Pro Login