Upcoming training courses


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
13-17 May 2024 PHITS
Course description
Register 650 EUR NEA, Paris, France
21-24 May 2024 FUDGE/(MC)GIDI/GNDS
Course description
Register 450 EUR NEA, Paris, France
27-31 May 2024 SERPENT-2 for beginners
Course description
Register 500 EUR NEA Online course
18-20 June 2024 FISPACT-II
Course description
Register 600 EUR NEA, Paris, France
8-12 July 2024 PENELOPE
Course description
Register 1500 EUR University of Barcelona, Spain

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
  • 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/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

Last modified: 07 May 2024