Tutorial 2013 in Berlin

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MATSim Tutorial

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to have the opportunity to hold our next MATSim Tutorial. It will take place in Berlin during spring 2013. To facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience between MATSim users and MATSim developers we would like to invite you to participate at the seminar, to be held from April 3 to April 5, 2013 at the Berlin Institue of Technology (Technische Universität Berlin). 

We will have lectures and demonstrations in the morning given by MATSim developers from the Berlin group. In the afternoon we will offer tutorials on how to use MATSim for newcomers as well as for advanced users. This will include elements such as

  • installing matsim on your laptop
  • configuring and running matsim
  • how to extend matsim using Java



Time Wednesday, Apr 3 Thursday, Apr 4 Friday, Apr 5
09:30:00 Introduction and Installation Generating the Input Configuring the Scenario
11:00:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:15:00 Running the Simulation Generating the Input Analyzing Events
14:00:00 Running the Simulation Generating the Input Extending the Controler
15:30:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:45:00 Running the Simulation Looking at the Output Conclusion



The seminar will be held at Technische Universität Berlin, Severin-Gelände. The street address is

Salzufer 17-19, 10587 Berlin, Building 4.1, 5th floor.

The drawing on our web page shows the way from the bus stop "Helmholtzstr." to the building. Using this stop name, you can find your public transit route with the route planner.


Participants can separately register for the tutorial part and the user meeting part. Registration fees are:

25€ for students studying for a Diploma or BSc/MSc degree
50€ for other persons with a university affiliation
200€ for others

Since we have limited capacities, we encourage all participants to register early.

The registration fee includes morning and afternoon coffee breaks. During lunch break, everybody is encouraged to join us for lunch at a nearby cafeteria. This time, we decided to keep registration fees low and ask everybody to pay as they go.

Please register here. You can pay by credit card, Paypal or bank transfer.


Participants are kindly requested to organize their accommodation themselves. Two recommendable hotels near the venue:

Further Information

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email.

We hope to see you in Berlin in spring 2013.

Best Regards,

The MATSim team at TU Berlin