CASTEP installations at NSC

Level of support

Tier 2 NSC has only limited experience with this software, but we will try to help as much as possible. We have ran some tests, for example, if the program comes with a test suite, but they may be far from exhaustive. We will try to install and test new versions, as soon as we can.

Please see the page describing our software support categories for more information.
You can also contact for further information.

There is no global installation of CASTEP at NSC due to license, but we can help with installations for license holders, usually done by Weine Olovsson (

Questions about running CASTEP at NSC are welcome to send to

There now exists an European research license for CASTEP. It’s also available as part of the software packages by Accelrys.