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Matlab Programming for Science

MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications.

Installing Matlab

See below for details on getting a MathWorks account and licensed Matlab distribution at Brandeis.

Data Services Workshops

Matlab Resources at Brandeis

Brandeis MATLAB User mailing list

  1. Click on the following link:

  2. On your Brandeis google account, click Join Group button, choose your preferred settings

  3. Click Join Group again

Brandeis Library Resources

MathWorks Account Setup

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Sign in button within this page. You might need to sign in with Brandeis Account to get that the next step.
  3. After logging into your Brandeis Account, you will get two choices to either Sign in to your MathWorks Account or Create a MathWorks Account. Click on Create a Mathworks Account if you have never downloaded or used MatLab before.
  4. Finish creating your profile with your own information. 
  5. A verification email will be sent to the Brandeis email address.
  6. Go to the email sent by Mathworks and click on "Verify my email".
  7. Your MathWorks account is now setup to be used to download Matlab.

Mathworks account creation

Getting Matlab

  1. Click on either the number under "License" or click on the word under "Label" and the window will be re-directed to a new page.

  2. The new window will have a "Download" button in the upper-right hand corner. Click on it and it will re-direct window with all the different MATLAB versions.

  3. Click on the appropriate version of the installer and run the program. it will bring you to the installer for MATLAB.

  4. Upon the program opening it will ask you to sign in with your Mathworks account. Sign in with the Mathworks account that you have.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions and MATLAB will now be activated and installed on the computer.