ABAQUS Student Edition

Complete solution for realistic simulation

The Abaqus Student Edition is available free of charge to students, educators, and researchers for personal and educational use.  The Abaqus SE is available on Windows platform only and supports structural models up to 1000 nodes. The full documentation collection in HTML format makes this the perfect Abaqus learning tool both on campus or on the move.

Now you can have your own personal finite element analysis tool to use on or away from campus. Abaqus Student Edition is ideal for those using Abaqus as part of their coursework as well as for anyone wishing to become more proficient with Abaqus.All Students, Researchers, and Educators with a 3DEXPERIENCE ID associated with an academic institution are eligible for immediate download and access to tutorials and courseware... free of charge!

Website access

Anyone else, not affiliated with an academic institution, can immediately download the Abaqus Student Edition for free from the SIMULIA Learning Community (SLC). After logging into the SLC, go here.

Abaqus Guide

ABAQUS Install instructions

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Abaqus 2018 Student Edition Installation Instructions

ABAQUS Tutorials

ABAQUS Tutorials

To get started, ABAQUS Tutorials are available here
ISSUE W10

Abaqus issue with W10

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If you encounter the following installation error dialog: "Unable to add Abaqus command directory" when running the Abaqus 2017 Student Edition on Windows 10 (build 1793), please check our fix guide.

Learning Ressources

Tutorials and learning resources for Abaqus and other SIMULIA products are available at the

SIMULIA Learning Community

System requirements

ABAQUS Student Edition is not available on 32bits configurations

Download Issues

For download issues only (no other support for Abaqus), please contact us here

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