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Scilab is widely used in high schools, in preparatory classes for the grandes écoles, in universities all over the world. Freely available at school or at home, the use of Scilab by students and teachers is favored.

Scilab is recognized as having educational value by the French Department of Education.

Use Scilab in:


Engineering Sciences/STI2D

Automatic Control Engineering

Mailing List

People concerned with the use of Scilab in the educational world can register to a dedicated mailing list - - where they can communicate with each other by e-mail (questions, answers, suggestions, feedbacks...).

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Students and teachers of secondary and higher education establishments can take advantage of special pricing and dedicated sessions of trainings organized by Scilab Enterprises. Consult Introduction to Scilab and Introduction to Xcos trainings.