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Microsoft DreamSpark

International Open University is pleased to announce its enrollment in Microsoft’s DreamSpark Program! This program supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes.

DreamSpark is simple: it’s all about giving students Microsoft professional-level developer and designer tools at no cost so that students can chase their dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology – or just get a head start on their career.

Students are encouraged to read the FAQs about the Microsoft DreamSpark program for further information.

International Open University’s Microsoft DreamSpark web store can be accessed at:

DreamSpark Faq


Current and new students of the following programs:

Masters of Arts in Islamic Studies (MAIS)
Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies (BAIS)
Higher Diploma (BMAIS)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (B.Sc. PSY)
Bachelor of Science in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance (B.Sc. IBE)
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B.Sc. IT)
Advanced Diploma (BAIS, B.Sc. PSY, B.Sc. IBE, B.Ed.)
Audit Courses (BAIS, B.Sc. PSY, B.Sc. IBE, B.Ed.)
Certificate in Psychology (CPSY), Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance (CIBE), Education (C.Ed), Business Administration (CBA), Information Technology (CIT)
Diploma in Psychology (DPSY), Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance (DIBE), Education (D.Ed), Business Administration (DBA), Information Technology (DIT)
Intensive Arabic Program (IAP)
Youth Dual Credit Program (YDCP)
Global Quran Memorization Center (GQMC)

If you are an eligible student, you can apply for an account here.

Please do mention your student ID at the Degree Campus in the description and use the registered email ID in IOU records. Your account will be processed within 3 to 4 working days after due verification.

Yes, the account will expire at the end of every semester and students are required to submit a renewal request here. In your request, please clearly mention in the description your student ID and that this is a renewal request, you already have a DreamSpark account.

Please click here to visit the technical support page.

The Microsoft Software License Terms can be found here.

No, the account is only for the student alone. Sharing the login credentials is strictly prohibited. The students are responsible to protect their user IDs and passwords from unauthorized use, recognizing that they are responsible for all activities on their user IDs.

Strong academic disciplinary action will be taken against those students who do not follow the license agreements as set by Microsoft which may include:

  • Financial penalties
  • Cancellation of the DreamSpark Web Store account
  • Termination of enrollment from the University indefinitely or for a specific period of time
  • Suspension or Permanent Expulsion from the University