COMSOL Multiphysics (Network License)

Software Information

COMSOL Multiphysics is a software package used by engineers and scientists to perform multiphysics modeling and simulation tasks.

Available To:

Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine

COMSOL Multiphysics licenses:  

  • Are available for use on Tufts-owned/leased computers and Tufts' faculty-owned computers, provided the installation is performed by a member of Tufts Technology Services.
  • Are not available for installation on student computers.
  • Are term licenses which the university renews annually.
  • May only be used on computers which are actively connected to the Tufts network either locally or via Tufts VPN Network Connect.
  • Network concurrent licenses may be accessed from a university desktop/laptop or from a High Performance Research Cluster account.
  • Are a limited, shared license and not a site license. If no licenses are available at a particular time, it may be necessary to try again later.

Operating System: 
Benefits & Features: 

COMSOL Multiphysics is a software tool supporting the analysis, modeling and simulation of multiphysics problems. 

Available modules cover the following areas:

  • Multiphysics
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • MEMS
  • Chemical Reaction
  • Microfluidics
  • Particle Tracing
  • Heat Transfer
  • Acoustics 
Obtain Software: 

For Desktop/Laptop Use

Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing to request the installation of the COMSOL Multiphysics network concurrent license distribution on your desktop or laptop.

For Tufts High Performance Research Cluster (HPC) Use

  1. If you don't already have an account on the Tufts Research Cluster, go to to complete and submit an account request form.
  2. Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing for an assessment of whether your computer’s display configuration meets COMSOL Multiphysics X-Windows support requirements. On occasion, display configuration changes may need to be made for COMSOL Multiphysics compatibility.

Phone: 617-627-3376