Software & Hardware



At UCLouvain, several softwares are available for free (Big 5), or not. All softwares' requests can be done on

If you need help for analyze your data via such softwares, please contact the SMCS for a specific consultance, or join one of their trainings: 


Sometimes, your computer performances are not sufficient to analyze your data, and you need high performance computing solution. There are multiple solutions at UCLouvain:

  1. Interactive computing servers among which two machines are configured for statistical analyses and are managed in collaboration with SMCS.
  2. On-site compute clusters that offer the power of hundreds of computers. If you need help using those resources, contact the CISM or join their training sessions:
  3. Off-site compute clusters hosted at other Belgian universities, or even Regional-, or European-level clusters, through the CECI consortium