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Training Courses and Workshops

The Computer Program Service organises training courses and workshops on the widely used computer programs. Additional training courses on nuclear data processing and thermodynamic data collection and assessment are organised by the NEA Data Bank.

Upcoming events

Date Class Registration Fees Location
8-12 July 2024 PENELOPE
Course description
Registration closed 1500 EUR University of Barcelona, Spain
12-15 November 2024 OpenMC To be open soon 450 EUR University of Barcelona, Spain
19-22 November 2024 SERPENT-2 for beginners
Course description
Register 750 EUR NEA, Paris, France
2-6 December 2024 NJOY
Course description
Register 700 EUR NEA, Paris, France
12-16 May 2025 MCNP6® Intermediate
Only applications from participants already holding a personal MCNP6.2® or 6.3® licence will be considered. If not licensee, please contact RSICC
To open in September 2000 EUR NEA, Paris, France
19-23 May 2025 MCNP6® Advanced
Only applications from participants already holding a personal MCNP6.2® or 6.3® licence will be considered. If not licensee, please contact RSICC
To open in September 2000 EUR NEA, Paris, France

For in-person courses, the fee includes the training course, luncheons and coffee breaks.

Class sizes are limited and workshops may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not obtained one month prior to the workshop. Workshop fees paid are refundable up to one month before each class.

For participants working in France: the NEA is not a training centre ("centre de formation"), no training agreement ("convention de formation") will be established.




NEA Data Bank training courses and workshop offerings

  • ABNTT, analytical benchmarks: case studies in neutron transport theory
  • FISPACT-II, inventory simulation platform for nuclear observables and materials science
  • FLUKA, Monte Carlo general purpose tool for calculations of particle transport and interactions with matter
  • FRENDY, Nuclear Data Processing System for Evaluated Nuclear Data File
  • FUDGE/(MC)GIDI/GNDS, open-source codes FUDGE and GIDIplus (available from https://github.com/LLNL/fudge and https://github.com/LLNL/gidiplus) to generate and use nuclear data in the Generalised Nuclear Database Structure or GNDS
  • MCNP, Monte Carlo N-Particle Transport Code System
    • Introduction
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • NJOY2016, a nuclear data processing system for converting evaluated nuclear data into libraries for applications calculations
  • OpenMC, a community-developed Monte Carlo neutron and photon transport simulation code
  • Electron-photon transport modelling with PENELOPE physics, code structure and operation. The PENELOPE manual is available here
  • PHITS Monte-Carlo particle and heavy ion transport code system
  • SCALE
    • SCALE/KENO: criticality safety calculations
    • SCALE/KENO-MAVRIC: criticality safety and radiation shielding
    • SCALE/ORIGEN: standalone fuel depletion, activation, and source term analysis
    • SCALE/TRITON: lattice physics and depletion
    • SCALE/TSUNAMI: sensitivity and uncertainty calculations
    • Nuclear Data Fundamentals and AMPX Libraries Generation
  • SERPENT V2.2.X, 3-D continuous-energy Monte Carlo reactor physics burnup calculation, lattice physics applications

Last modified: 27 June 2024

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