The Einstein Toolkit

North American Einstein Toolkit School 2022

We are pleased to announce that the 2022 North American Einstein Toolkit School will be held at the University of Idaho. This will be a hybrid meeting, with both in-person and virtual attendees welcome to participate. The school will provide an opportunity for researchers and students to gather and learn about the Einstein Toolkit.

This year, a special field trip will be offered for in-person participants to nearby LIGO Hanford. On the same day, virtual participants will have the opportunity to attend an Einstein Toolkit hackathon.

Event dates : June 13-17, 2022.
Event location: University of Idaho & virtually
Registration: March 1 - May 1.

To register or learn more, please visit our webpage or contact

European Einstein Toolkit Meeting 2022

The next European Einstein Toolkit Meeting will take place from 29 August - 2 September 2022 at University College Dublin, Ireland.

The first two days of the meeting will include lectures and tutorials geared towards new users of the toolkit. The following three days will focus on the status and future development of the toolkit, including scientific talks as well as dedicated discussion sessions. Participants interested in giving a scientific talk are welcome to submit an abstract during registration.

In-person participation is strongly encouraged. Lectures, tutorials and talks will be presented (mostly) in-person and broadcast via Zoom for those who are unable to physically attend.

For more information and to register, please use this link or contact us at Abstract submission deadline: July 1. Registration deadline: July 15.

There is no registration fee. Everyone is welcome. Participants from underrepresented and traditionally disadvantaged backgrounds are particularly encouraged to register.

Weekly telecon

Join us at the weekly Einstein Toolkit phone call at 9:00 am US central time on Thursdays.


The Einstein Toolkit is a community-driven software platform of core computational tools to advance and support research in relativistic astrophysics and gravitational physics.
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If you have never used the Einstein Toolkit before, we provide a tutorial to get started You can also download the latest release and learn about visualize your simulations.
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A lot of the documentation within the Einstein Toolkit is generated from comments in the source code, and more can be found on the Einstein Toolkit Wiki or other documents. We provide links to guides, tutorials and references.
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