Welcome on the website of the Bernese GNSS Software

The Bernese GNSS Software is a scientific, high-precision, multi-GNSS data processing software developed at the Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern (AIUB). It is, e.g., used by CODE (Center for Orbit Determination in Europe) for its international (IGS) and European (EUREF/EPN) activities. The software is in a permanent process of development and improvement.

This website provides information on the features of the software and how to obtain it. Please refer to the support page for information on the tested platforms, bug fixes, and how to reach us for technical support.

The current version the Bernese GNSS Software is "5.2", with the release date of "2015-03-09". To update an older version, please select the appropriate form from the Order page. We also recommend you to bring your software to the latest release level following the update procedure.


  • The next Bernese training course is scheduled for January 25-29,2016.

  • A new release version 2015-03-09 is available for Bernese GNSS Software Version 5.2 containing all bugfixes and improvements of the previous release. To upgrade your software to the current release, please follow the instructions in your $X/DOC/README_UPDATE.TXT (%X%\DOC\README_UPDATE.TXT) using the update utility.

  • Documentation of updates of Bernese GNSS Software, Version 5.2 (July 2013): To all users of the Bernese GNSS Software, Version 5.2 that are familiar with the previous version 5.0. Other users are asked to read the user manual for version 5.0 first and check these documents for potential changes.

The Bernese GNSS Software is used all over the world

Currently, nearly 600 institutions from all over the world are registered in the user database of the Bernese GNSS Software. The locations of these institutions are indicated in the map below.



Quick Links

User Manual 5.0
- Update description
  for version 5.2:
    - New Features
    - New Examples
Course Tutorial
PDF Flyer

Bernese Course