Trans-Disciplinary Solutions
for Modeling & Simulation

The MARS Group (Multi Agent Research and Simulation) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is developing a distributed and highly scalable agent simulation framework for use in research and education.

In contrast to existing simulation environments, MARS is not a single program, but a service, accessible through your web browser. The MARS WebSuite features a multitude of processes and tools chained together with a focus on usability to provide an approach to today’s simulation requirements.

With MARS not being a commercial product but a student project, we try to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques and technologies and apply them to simulation needs. Read more about our goals and research opportunities on this webpage and check out our news to keep up to date!

Ease of Use

Our modern WebUI lets you configure, start and view the results of simulations right from your browser.

Information Integration

The Back-end of our system is capable of handling various types of data as simulation input.


Due to the use of containerization and a distributed Kubernetes cluster MARS can scale to your individual needs.


With our 2D visual analytics Dashboard and 3D visualization, you can check your results and present them in a modern way.

Social-ecological modelling

With our simulation platform, you can bring your model to a large scale and improve your results.

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