Online support

There is considerable help information online. Please see:

OpenIFS support team email

There is a small team at ECMWF to provide direct support for the model. Any problems or questions with the model can be emailed to:

We aim to reply within a working week, though during vacation periods this may be longer.

If you are a new OpenIFS user or are emailing the OpenIFS team for the first time it would help us if you could indicate which institution your are affiliated with.

OpenIFS announce mailing list

This is a very low volume mailing list to receive information about OpenIFS such as: new releases, events, training.

Subscribe or unsubscribe

  1. Send an email with the word subscribe or unsubscribe as Subject.

  2. Or visit:, enter your email address and click Subscribe.

You will receive an email asking you to confirm your request to join the mailing list.

You must reply by sending the message back unaltered in order to be added to the mailing list. This is a security measure to avoid anyone being subscribed to the list without their permission.

For more information about the mailing list, visit :

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