Apple Launches 2017 Back to School Promotion in Europe: Free Beats With Select Mac or iPad Pro Models

Apple today launched its annual Back to School promotion in Europe — links below. Apple is offering the choice of a free pair of Beats Solo3, BeatsX, or Powerbeats3 headphones to qualifying students, parents of students, and educators who purchase an eligible Mac with education pricing for a limited time.

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Eligible models include any new MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, or Mac Pro. Mac mini does not qualify.

The promotion also offers free BeatsX wireless headphones with the purchase of any 10.5-inch or 12.9-inch iPad Pro, or students can pay extra for Beats Powerbeats3 or Solo3 wireless headphones. Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad and iPad mini 4 models do not qualify for the promotion.

Participating countries in Europe include Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates.

The promotion is available on Apple's online education store, and at Apple retail stores, until October 2, 2017. Apple has outlined the full eligibility requirements in its terms and conditions (UK version shown), available at the bottom of the education store on its website in each country.

Students are required to verify their enrollment or acceptance in a higher education institution in order to participate in the promotion in most countries. Not a student or looking for better deals? Visit our Apple Deals roundup for other discounts on Apple products and accessories.

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Top Rated Comments

Taiyed123 Avatar
91 months ago
Sell the "free" beats and buy something from Sennheiser, Beyerdynamic, Audeze, Fostex, HiFiMan, Audio Technica, etc..
Fixed that for you.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
826317 Avatar
91 months ago
Sell the "free" beats and buy Bose QuietComfort 35s.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CB007 Avatar
91 months ago
No AirPods?
AirPods are never in stock anyways so it wouldn’t make any sense to give them out for free.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Frankfurt Avatar
91 months ago
I got the Beats Solo 3 for "free" as part of the U.S. promotion when I bought the MBP. They are a actually not as bad as I thought they might be. Great battery life, never dropped connection. Sound is ok (not as bass heavy as I heard they would be).
Certainly would have preferred the AirPods though...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mgmacius Avatar
91 months ago
Note to myself - don't buy the iMac just yet...
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AzzUrr1 Avatar
91 months ago
I just called Apple Store Support:

If you bought an eligible product in the last 14 days you get the promo benefits with no questions asked. No need to return.

Just call the store support and they will arrange it for you
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)