Published: 14 March 2016

Matlab is a high-level language for technical computing and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. With Matlab, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, create models and applications. You can use Matlab for a range of applications such as signal processing, communication, image and video processing, control systems, test and measurement, etc.

Matlab renews the license on a yearly basis meaning the student has to re-activate the license every year. A message will be sent to the student regarding this.

Software category

Programming, calculating and graphics

Operating system

Works on Mac OS, Windows, Linux and Unix

The contract covers

The software may be installed on the employee's LTU owned computer. It is not to be installed on a computer owned by a third party. 


You can either choose to download the program (s) yourself by creating an account with your staff e-mail at, see instructions below.
Enter LTU's activation key 13957-82270-44205-01605-76543 when requested.

Or you can choose to install the packaged version available in your computer in software center, no activation key is required


The cost is financed through the institutions