A subscription to our Academic Research edition gives you access to Aimsun Next Expert edition: the only software application that supports the four-step transportation planning process, provides a simulation framework with mesoscopic, microscopic and hybrid travel simulation and includes a rich dynamic traffic assignment toolkit. All of this offered in an easy-to-use, cross-platform package that you can program and extend in countless ways.
Check out the full list of features here.
The Academic Research edition is available as a renewable annual subscription, and you can buy multiple years upfront. Annual subscriptions include software maintenance for the whole year.
For more specialized applications, you can add the following optional extras to your annual subscription:
We include a free subscription to a Classroom edition over the period of your Academic Research edition subscription, so that your students can try out Aimsun modeling software in the lab.
Like the Academic Research edition, the Classroom edition is the Aimsun Next Expert edition but with certain size restrictions.
The Classroom edition in a nutshell:
1 Academic Research edition subscription = 1 free Classroom edition subscription for 10 users
2 Academic Research edition subscriptions = 1 free Classroom edition subscription for 25 users
3 Academic Research edition subscriptions = 1 free Classroom edition subscription for 50 users
4 Academic Research edition subscriptions = 1 free Classroom edition subscription for 100 users
You can also sign up for additional Classroom edition subscriptions if you want to add more users – just ask us!
Note that the Academic Research edition is intended for academic research and teaching and may not be used for fee-earning purposes, including certain funded projects: if in doubt, please ask us.
*The optional modules are not included in this price, but we offer them at heavily discounted rates when you subscribe to the Academic Research edition.