MathWorks Total Academic Headcount (TAH) License

The University has subscribed to the MathWorks Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license for MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products. The TAH license allows installation of these products on University-owned or personally-owned computers for teaching, research, and learning. The license is valid until 31 October 2021 with details as follows:

  • The full suite includes MATLAB, Simulink, and 88 toolboxes.
  • The license includes access to MATLAB Academy Online Training Suite (MAOTS) TAH. This includes over 60 hours of online training courses for different levels and across different subject categories.
  • The license allows access to MATLAB from a web browser using MATLAB Online.
  • The campus-wide license options are for academic use.
Product list for Full Suite
• MATLAB • Phased Array System Toolbox
• Simulink • Polyspace Bug Finder
• 5G Toolbox • Polyspace Code Prover
• Aerospace Blockset • Powertrain Blockset
• Aerospace Toolbox • Predictive Maintenance Toolbox
• Antenna Toolbox • RF Blockset
• Audio System Toolbox • RF Toolbox
• Automated Driving System Toolbox • Risk Management Toolbox
• Bioinformatics Toolbox • Robotics System Toolbox
• Communications Toolbox • Robust Control Toolbox
• Computer Vision System Toolbox • Sensor Fusion and Tracking Toolbox
• Control System Toolbox • Signal Processing Toolbox
• Curve Fitting Toolbox • SimBiology
• DSP System Toolbox • SimEvents
• Data Acquisition Toolbox • Simscape
• Database Toolbox • Simscape Driveline
• Datafeed Toolbox • Simscape Electrical
• Deep Learning Toolbox • Simscape Fluids
• Econometrics Toolbox • Simscape Multibody
• Embedded Coder • Simulink 3D Animation
• Filter Design HDL Coder • Simulink Check
• Financial Instruments Toolbox • Simulink Code Inspector
• Financial Toolbox • Simulink Coder
• Fixed-Point Designer • Simulink Control Design
• Fuzzy Logic Toolbox • Simulink Coverage
• GPU Coder • Simulink Design Optimization
• Global Optimization Toolbox • Simulink Design Verifier
• HDL Coder • Simulink Desktop Real-Time
• HDL Verifier • Simulink PLC Coder
• Image Acquisition Toolbox • Simulink Real-Time
• Image Processing Toolbox • Simulink Report Generator
• Instrument Control Toolbox • Simulink Requirements
• LTE HDL Toolbox • Simulink Test
• LTE Toolbox • Spreadsheet Link
• MATLAB Coder • Stateflow
• MATLAB Compiler • Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox
• MATLAB Compiler SDK • Symbolic Math Toolbox
• MATLAB Report Generator • System Identification Toolbox
• Mapping Toolbox • Text Analytics Toolbox
• Model Predictive Control Toolbox • Trading Toolbox
• Model-Based Calibration Toolbox • Vehicle Dynamics Blockset
• OPC Toolbox • Vehicle Network Toolbox
• Optimization Toolbox • Vision HDL Toolbox
• Parallel Computing Toolbox • WLAN Toolbox
• Partial Differential Equation Toolbox • Wavelet Toolbox

Individual License for Personally-owned Computers

The TAH license allows faculty, staff, and students to install MATLAB software on their personally-owned computers and laptops. Below are the steps for getting the installer and activating the individual license:

  1. Go to CityU’s MATLAB Portal.
  2. Click “Sign in to get started” in the Get MATLAB and Simulink section.
  3. Sign in with your CityU EID and password.
  4. Create a MathWorks account using your CityU email address.
  5. Download the installer from MathWorks website.
  6. Run the installer.
  7. In the installer, select Log in with a MathWorks Account and follow the online instructions.
  8. When prompted to do so, select the Academic – Total Headcount license labeled Individual.
  9. Select the products to download and install.
  10. After downloading and installing your products, keep the Activate MATLAB checkbox selected and click Next.
  11. When asked to provide a user name, verify that the displayed user name is correct. Continue with the process until activation is complete.

MATLAB Academy Online Training Suite (MAOTS) TAH

All users who are associated to the TAH license are automatically enrolled in all available online training courses of MATLAB Academy. This includes over 60 hours of online training courses for different levels and across different subject categories.

To access training, users should:

  1. Visit
  2. Log in using MathWorks account created with University email address