MATLAB & Simulink

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MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. MathWorks produces nearly 100 additional products for specialized tasks such as data analysis and image processing.

Duke has a Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license for MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products. Faculty, researchers, and students may use these products for teaching, research, and learning. The license allows individuals to install the products on university-owned equipment, as well as personally owned computers.


To renew your Matlab license, please visit:

MathWorks technical support is not available to students.

Technical support is available for MATLAB, Simulink, applications toolboxes, and blocksets for Duke faculty and staff. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST. 
Phone: (508) 647-7000
Fax: (508) 647-7201

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You can download the software for free with a MathWorks account associated with the Duke license.  Installation kits for MATLAB (installation DVDs) are no longer available for purchase.

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For information on accessing the MATLAB Distributed Computing Server, please e-mail


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