Aimsun Next Training Course: Scripting

November 2-4, 2020


Due to Coronavirus restrictions, this is a remote training course that you can take from home via video conferencing.

Price: 700.00 EUR (Excl. Tax)

Course language: English

Time: Your online tutor is based in Barcelona so the course will start at 9h GMT+2 and end at 13h GMT+2.

Platform: We use Microsoft Teams for most of our online classes. If you have a software or security issue, please let us know and we will accommodate your needs.

How to install our software: Once you have signed up, we will send you two-step installation instructions for a temporary training license of Aimsun Next software. Please start this process 48 hours before the course starts to allow time for trouble shooting.

Scripting in Aimsun Next is a powerful means of modifying a model, importing or exporting data and calculating and displaying results. This course teaches you how Aimsun Next scripts can dramatically increase your efficiency, including a full day of hands-on exercises.

Note that while the course includes a review of the Python language, you will definitely need a decent level of familiarity with Python and the concepts of programming.



Morning session: 09:00–13:00 (including a 15-min break)

November 2-4

Day 1

Introduction to Python

Variables & data types


Control flow statements

Defining a function

Introduction to scripting in Aimsun Next


Creating a script

Executing a script

Using the scripting documentation

Architecture of the Aimsun platform

Day 2

Scripting in Aimsun Next

Using the scripting documentation

Browsing the catalog

Editing the model

Error-checking inputs

Exporting data

Day 3

Scripting in Aimsun Next

Importing data

Running a simulation

Post-processing outputs

Customizing cost functions



To reserve your place, please fill out the registration form and send it to as soon as possible.

Maximum class sizes apply.