Supercourse Mirroring and CD/DVD/Memory Stick Downloading

This page was last updated on 20/11/2013

This page contains instructions to:

Please note these guidelines for use of Supercourse materials

  • They are for the personal use of individual scientists and shared without restriction among scientists and teachers, but cannot be sold.
  • If one uses a Supercourse lecture, the author of the lecture and the Supercourse itself should be acknowledged.
  • The content and its accuracy is solely determined by the authors of the lectures.

General information

You can download just specific lectures that you want from the Supercourse web site.

Newer versions of the zip files are uploaded every few months.

If you download Supercourse files or create a mirror Supercourse site, please register by sending your name, e-mail and country to: super1@pitt.edu

In addition the links to external Supercourses make other lectures available(up to 350).

Please do not use lectures with numbers: 21241, 21311, 22231, 22711-22731,2357-23651, 23881, 24041-24051, 30831-30871, 31091, 31171 (25 lectures).

Contact: For any inquiries regarding Supercourse downloads, FTP, or installation, please contact Eugene Shubnikov at eshubn@gmail.com.

Get all the Supercourse lectures

Currently the whole Supercourse is about 6 GB in 53 zip files, which contain about 5250 lectures. 

To get the entire Supercourse, follow these steps. Please note that links to all the necessary files are included at the bottom of this page.

  1. Create a folder on your hard drive to hold the Supercourse materials.
    1. For a DVD, name it "Supercourse DVD", for example.
    2. To work from your personal computer, name it "Supercourse" for example.
  2. Copy the base.zip(248Mb) file to the "Supercourse" or "Supercourse DVD" folder.
  3. Unzip base.zip. Note that several subfolders are created, including one named "lecture".
  4. Copy all the lecxxx-xxx.zip files into "lecture" subfolder.
  5. Unzip all of the lecxxx-xxx.zip files.

Now you can either:

  • Run Supercourse from the index.htm file in the "Supercourse" folder.
  • Create a Supercourse DVD by burning a DVD which includes all the contents of the "Supercourse DVD" folder.

Instructions for the DVD

Please read the instructions for using and sharing the Supercourse DVD.

Labeling the DVD

You can label your DVD using this draft Supercourse DVD label:

For other partners, you can add your logo and explanation at the same size as ours or smaller. Please see this sample Logo for Ukrainian Edition.

Get the "Light Supercourse"

These instructions will help you create copy the "Light Supercourse" (1000 lectures in English, January 2009 version) on your personal computer or a CD. Please note that links to all the necessary files are included at the bottom of this page.

  1. Create a folder on your hard drive to hold the Supercourse materials.
    1. For a DVD, name it "Supercourse DVD".
    2. To work from your personal computer, name it "Supercourse".
  2. Copy the EnglishCDbase.zip file to the "Supercourse" or "Supercourse CD" folder.
  3. Unzip EnglishCDbase.zip. Note that several subfolders are created, including one named "lecture".
  4. Copy all the EnglishCDx.zip files into "lecture" subfolder.
  5. Unzip all of the EnglishCDx.zip files.

Now you can either:

  • Run Light Supercourse from the index.htm file in the "Supercourse" folder.
  • Create a Light Supercourse CD by burning a CD which includes all the contents of the "Supercourse CD" folder.

Instructions and Label for the CD

Please read the instructions and a draft label for the Light Supercourse CD.

Create Supercourse Mirror site

To create a Supercourse Mirror Site, follow these steps. Please note that links to all the necessary files are included at the bottom of this page.

  1. Create a folder named "Supercourse" on your server.
  2. Copy the base.zip file to it.
  3. Unzip base.zip. Note that several subfolders are created, including one named "lecture".
  4. Copy all the lecxxx-xxx.zip files into "lecture" subfolder.
  5. Unzip all of the lecxxx-xxx.zip files.

Your "Supercourse" folder now has all the Supercourse files. Please use the index.htm web page inside of your "Supercourse" folder as the starting web page for Supercourse.

Please tell us the web address of your Mirror Site by emailing to super1@pitt.edu.

Mirror site updating

Once a mirror has set up, please check periodically for updates/new files. You can check the availability of new, deleted and updated files for Supercourse at this page. You only need to download those lectures which have been uploaded since the the last time you did an update.

Mirror site listserv

Please inform us if your E-mail address changes.

Supercourse files

Entire Supercourse
lec-special.zip(61MB) updated January/2009
lec001-100.zip(19MB) updated January/2010
lec101-200.zip(69MB) updated January/2009
lec201-300.zip(45MB) updated January/2009
lec301-400.zip(39MB) updated January/2009
lec401-500.zip(44MB) updated January/2009
lec501-600.zip(49MB) updated June/2009
lec601-700.zip(48MB) updated January/2009
lec701-800.zip(45MB)  updated January/2009
lec801-900.zip(63MB) updated January/2009
lec901-1000.zip(46MB) updated January/2009
lec1001-1100.zip(45MB) updated January/2009
lec1101-1200.zip(45.6MB) updated January/2009
lec1201-1300.zip(40.5MB) updated January/2009
lec1301-1400.zip(48MB) updated January/2009
lec1401-1500.zip(46MB) updated January/2009
lec1501-1600.zip(46MB) updated January/2009
lec1601-1700.zip(46MB) updated January/2009
lec1701-1800.zip(45MB) updated January/2009
lec1801-1900.zip(54MB) updated June/2009
lec1901-2000.zip(46MB) updated January/2009
lec2001-2100.zip(52MB) updated January/2009
lec2101-2200.zip(45MB) updated January/2009
lec2201-2300.zip(57MB) updated September/2009
lec2301-2400.zip(77MB) updated January/2009
lec2401-2500.zip(54MB) updated January/2009
lec2501-2600.zip(41MB) updated January/2009
lec2601-2700.zip(38MB) updated January/2009
lec2701-2800.zip(35MB) updated January/2009
lec2801-2900.zip(44MB) updated January/2009
lec2901-3000.zip(57MB) updated January/2009
lec3001-3100.zip(67MB) updated January/2009
lec3101-3200.zip(70MB) updated March/2009
lec3201-3300.zip(133MB) updated April/2012
lec3301-3400.zip(135MB) updated January/2009
lec3401-3500.zip(150MB) updated September/2009
lec3501...3600.zip(90MB) updated October/2009
lec3601...3700.zip(116MB) updated April/2012
lec3701...3800.zip(187MB) updated December/2010
lec3801-3900.zip(120MB) updated December/2010
lec3901-4000.zip(275MB) updated December/2010
lec4001-4100.zip(209MB) updated April/2011
ec4101-4200.zip(158MB) updated June/2011
lec4201-4300.zip(169MB) updated April/2012
lec4301-4400.zip(257MB) updated April/2012
lec4401-4500.zip(291MB)  updated April/2012
lec4501-4600.zip(148MB)  updated September/2012
lec4601-4700.zip(188MB) updated October/2012
lec4701-4800.zip(244MB) updated October/2012
lec4801-4900.zip(220MB) updated January/2013
lec4901-5000.zip(306MB) updated April/2013
lec5001-5100.zip(265MB) updated November/2013

"Light Supercourse" Files

"Light Supercourse"
EnglishCDbase.zip(8MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD1.zip(10MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD2.zip(21MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD3.zip(26MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD4.zip(27MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD5.zip(25MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD6.zip(24MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD7.zip(34MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD8.zip(28MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD9.zip (35MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD10.zip(31MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD11.zip(31MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD12.zip(35MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD13.zip(36MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD14.zip(47MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD15.zip(87MB) updated March 2009
EnglishCD16.zip(80MB) updated March 2009