The Xilinx University Program (XUP) enables the use of Xilinx FPGA and Zynq SoC tools and technologies for academic teaching and research, by providing useful support to academics around the world.

This includes academic licenses for Xilinx software and low-cost FPGA development kits, access to teaching materials at no charge, and effective technical support. Xilinx also provides special free workshops for university teaching staff.