Frequently Asked Questions


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Why Should I Become a Member?

As a member, you can:

  • Apply for donations
  • Request student sponsorships
  • Get access to curriculum and training material and labs
  • Receive discounts and specials on recommended textbooks
  • Save 25% on boards and kits
  • Enjoy discounts and specials from Partners
  • Get free passes for special Atmel® training events

I Am a Student – Can I Register?

Students can benefit from the training videos, articles and documents that are provided on the Atmel University page and our YouTube Channel. Students can also request sponsorship for competitions and other creative ideas; these requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To receive all the student benefits of our program, we encourage student registration.

How Can I Request a Donation?

In order to receive a donation or a discount from Atmel University, you need to be a registered Educator member. Once you've become a member, you can then submit your request by using this donation form. Once we've reviewed and made a decision on your request, we will send you a confirmation.

How Can I Get the Discount?

Discounts are for Atmel University Educator members. Learn more about requesting a discount with our distributor partners Digikey and Mouser.

How Can I Add My Student Project Video to Your Website?

If you want to get noticed and be on our Atmel University page, you can send your student projects in the form of either articles or videos to Once we've reviewed and approved your submission, we can post it to our website.

How Will I Know When Special Training Events Will Take Place?

Atmel University and our Partners host training events throughout the year, via webinars, on demand sessions and live face-to-face workshops. We notify our members about these events through emails. We'll also announce new training events on the main Atmel University page.

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