— Introduction to Mathematica (free)

for whom?

New, but also especially existing users of Mathematica. New users get a jump start, existing users get a profound understanding of Mathematica's structure.

about the course

The course offers an overview of Mathematica's many rich features. The broad knowledge you acquire enables you to explore Mathematica after the course at your own pace.

you will learn how to

  • Understand the general structure of Mathematica
  • Find your way in the Help system and documentation
  • Perform exact calculations. (manipulating formulas)
  • Perform numerical calculations
  • Create 2D and 3D graphs.


Maths knowledge at secondary school level suffices.


Programming with Mathematica


Regular courses are held at our office in Amsterdam. Sometimes we provide the courses on site. The location is then mentioned in the agenda below.





Prof.dr. Fred Simons

Fred Simons was born in Amsterdam. He worked at the University of Amsterdam and the Eindhoven University of Technology where he promoted on Markov processes. He was also a member of the Dutch Education Committee for Mathematics and chairman of the Mathematics Working Group of SEFI, European Society for Engineering Eduction.