Microsoft announced two free license programs , for individual or companies with less 10 employees you can get this program, to help companies and individuals to use Microsoft technology, of curse there is another program for student that called DreamSpark
Microsoft offers a variety of programs to help companies who develop and market solutions based on Microsoft technologies, provide consulting or technical services for Microsoft systems.
And each program has a registration requirement for example for the DreamSpark program you will need to get e-mail of youname@yourUniveristy.com and start register to the program using this email and then you can start download the software.
For overview of the 3 programs see the following link
Thanks Microsoft for your real support.