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Apply to the Varjo Academic Discount Program

Apply to unlock significant discounts on Varjo products and upgrade your immersive research and learning experiences for the new generation of students.

Apply to receive special Varjo discounts exclusive to academia

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Explore the benefits of using Varjo human-eye resolution headsets with integrated eye and hand tracking for research, education and training.

about the program

Get in touch with our experts to learn more about the significant discounts and complimentary setup support available through  our Academic Discount Program. Please note that the discounts cover Varjo products and services only – you will need to acquire your VR/XR compatible workstation separately.

The program is only eligible to academic institutions and organizations. Apply in the form below by October 31.

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To discuss your specific VR/XR needs and gain access to the Academic Discount Program, apply now and one of our experts will follow up with more information.


Universities and academic institutions are blazing the trail for new applications of VR/XR to change the world. We at Varjo are eager to support academic institutions in their pursuit of developing meaningful immersive 3D solutions, challenging the status quo for what research, education and training look like today and in the future.

The Varjo Academic Discount Program is uniquely designed for universities and other educational institutions who want to adopt immersive technologies in research, education and training. Professors, researchers, and other academic faculty are eligible to apply to the program on behalf of their organization to access significant discounts and complimentary setup support for all Varjo headsets and services.

Users of Varjo’s virtual and mixed reality headsets for academic and research applications can:

Collaborate in fail-safe, photorealistic immersive environments to enable faster, more engaged learning

Measure student and participant performance objectively with Varjo's integrated eye tracking

Create portable, scalable and repeatable research setups and scenarios easily, and visualize complex data in 3D to gain more complete understanding of system dynamics

Better prepare students for job experiences at a lower cost by supplementing real-world training with immersive learning in early stages

Hundreds of the leading universities in the world choose Varjo.

Varjo is the only company providing the unique, high-end features and specs we need to prototype innovative future immersive experiences.

– Douglas Bowman,
Professor, Virginia Tech

The high resolution of the Varjo XR-3 combined with its eye tracking and passthrough capabilities have allowed us to simulate more realistic training scenarios with greater experimental control.

– Michael Busa,
Director of the Center for Human Health and Performance, University of Massachusetts Amherst

“Varjo Aero’s visual clarity, in addition to faithful color reproduction and brightness, are outstanding and ahead of any other system we have tested in the past.”

– Franco de Flaviis,
Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UCI

“Varjo headsets are excellent tools for our cutting edge research in novel user interfaces for different fields, including automotive, medical, training, education, culture and accessibility sectors.”

–Roope Raisamo, Head of TAUCHI Research Center and Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, Tampere University

Photorealistic visual fidelity only available on Varjo devices


With the world’s only true-to-life VR/XR and integrated eye tracking, Varjo makes it possible to conduct academic, clinical and commercial research in a completely realistic virtual environment. You can visualize data in 3D, reduce cognitive load in education, and achieve better learning results. The photorealistic fidelity of Varjo’s Bionic Display allows even the most complex and detailed virtual models to be explored.

Learn more about Varjo's human-eye resolution VR/XR for research:

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