CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

CTAN Sites

This list contains the known active mirrors of the CTAN. They are listed by location (alphabetically, by continent, then by country).

Africa

[South Africa] South Africa

ftp.leg.uct.ac.za (Cape Town, Western Cape)

ftp https rsync://ftp.leg.uct.ac.za/pub/packages/ctan/

ftp.sun.ac.za (Stellenbosch)

ftp http

mirror.ufs.ac.za (Bloemfontein, Free State)

ftp http rsync://mirror.ufs.ac.za/CTAN/

[Algeria] Algeria

ctan.epst-tlemcen.dz (Tlemcen)

http rsync://ctan.epst-tlemcen.dz/ctan/ ftp

[Morocco] Morocco

mirror.marwan.ma (Rabat)

rsync://mirror.marwan.ma/ctan/ https

Asia

[China] China

mirror.bjtu.edu.cn (Beijing)

rsync://mirror.bjtu.edu.cn/CTAN/ https

mirror.lzu.edu.cn (Lanzhou, Gansu)

https

mirrors.aliyun.com (Hangzhou, Zhejiang)

https

mirrors.bfsu.edu.cn (Beijing)

https rsync://mirrors.bfsu.edu.cn/CTAN/

mirrors.cqu.edu.cn (Chongqing, Southwest)

https

mirrors.hit.edu.cn (Harbin, Heilongjiang Province)

https

mirrors.huaweicloud.com (Shenzhen, Guangdong)

https

mirrors.nju.edu.cn (Nanjing, Jiangsu)

rsync://mirrors.nju.edu.cn/CTAN/ https

mirrors.sjtug.sjtu.edu.cn (Shanghai)

https

mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn (Beijing)

rsync://mirrors.tuna.tsinghua.edu.cn/CTAN/ https

mirrors.ustc.edu.cn (Hefei, Anhui)

ftp https rsync://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/CTAN/

[Korea] Korea

cran.asia (Global CDN)

https

ftp.harukasan.org (Busan)

ftp rsync://ftp.harukasan.org/CTAN/ https

ftp.kaist.ac.kr (Daejeon)

ftp rsync://ftp.kaist.ac.kr/ctan/ http

ftp.ktug.org

http ftp

mirror.kakao.com

http

mirror.navercorp.com (Chuncheon)

https

mirror.yongbok.net

https

[Hong Kong] Hong Kong

mirror-hk.koddos.net

https rsync://mirror-hk.koddos.net/CTAN/

[India] India

ctan.imsc.res.in (Chennai)

http

mirror.iopb.res.in (Bhubaneswar, Odisha)

http

[Indonesia] Indonesia

mirror.unpad.ac.id (Bandung, West Java)

https

[Japan] Japan

ftp.jaist.ac.jp (Nomi, Ishikawa)

http rsync://ftp.jaist.ac.jp/pub/CTAN/ ftp

ftp.kddilabs.jp (Saitama)

ftp https

ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp (Aizuwakamatsu)

ftp

ftp.yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp (Yonezawa, Yamagata)

https

[Philippines] Philippines

mirror.pregi.net (Quezon City, Metro Manila)

ftp https

[Singapore] Singapore

download.nus.edu.sg (Singapore)

rsync://download.nus.edu.sg/mirror/ctan/ https

[Iran] Iran

ctan.asis.ai (Tehran)

rsync://ctan.asis.ai/ctan/ http

ctan.um.ac.ir (Mashhad)

https

ctan.yazd.ac.ir (Yazd)

http

Europe

[Belarus] Belarus

mirror.datacenter.by (Minsk)

rsync://mirror.datacenter.by/CTAN/ ftp https

[The Czech Republic] The Czech Republic

ftp.cvut.cz (Prague)

ftp http

mirrors.nic.cz (Prague)

ftp rsync://mirrors.nic.cz/CTAN/ https

[Denmark] Denmark

mirrors.dotsrc.org

https ftp

[Germany] Germany

ctan.ebinger.cc (München/Nürnberg, Bayern)

http

ctan.kako-dev.de (Nürnberg, Bayern)

https

ctan.mc1.root.project-creative.net

https

ctan.mirror.norbert-ruehl.de

ftp https rsync://ctan.mirror.norbert-ruehl.de/ctan/

ctan.net (Falkenstein, Sachsen)

https

ctan.space-pro.be

https

dante.ctan.org (Köln)

http

ftp.agdsn.de (Dresden, Sachsen)

rsync://ftp.agdsn.de/pub/mirrors/latex/dante/ https

ftp.fau.de (Erlangen, Bayern)

ftp https rsync://ftp.fau.de/ctan/

ftp.fu-berlin.de (Berlin)

ftp

ftp.gwdg.de (Göttingen, Niedersachsen)

ftp https

ftp.mpi-sb.mpg.de (Saarbrücken, Saarland)

ftp https

ftp.rrze.uni-erlangen.de (Erlangen, Bayern)

https ftp

ftp.rrzn.uni-hannover.de (Hannover, Niedersachsen)

ftp https

ftp.tu-chemnitz.de (Chemnitz, Sachsen)

ftp https

mirror.informatik.hs-fulda.de (Fulda, Hessen)

rsync://mirror.informatik.hs-fulda.de/CTAN/ https

mirror.physik-pool.tu-berlin.de (Berlin)

ftp rsync://mirror.physik-pool.tu-berlin.de/ctan/ http

packages.oth-regensburg.de (Regensburg, Bayern)

rsync://packages.oth-regensburg.de/ctan/ https

sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de (Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen)

http ftp

[Ireland] Ireland

ftp.heanet.ie (Dublin, Leinster)

rsync://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/ctan.org/tex/ ftp https

[Spain] Spain

ctan.javinator9889.com (Madrid)

https

osl.ugr.es (Granada)

https

[France] France

ctan.crest.fr (Palaiseau, Ile-de-France)

https

ctan.gutenberg.eu.org (Paris, Île-de-France)

https

ctan.mines-albi.fr (Albi)

http

ctan.tetaneutral.net (Toulouse, Occitanie)

rsync://ctan.tetaneutral.net/ctan/ https

distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr (Paris)

ftp rsync://distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr/pub/mirrors/ctan/ https

mirror.ibcp.fr (Lyon, Rhône)

https

mirrors.chevalier.io (Île-de-France)

https

mirrors.ircam.fr (Paris)

https ftp

standaloneinstaller.com

http rsync://mirrors.standaloneinstaller.com/ctan/

[Italy] Italy

ctan.mirror.garr.it

https

[Hungary] Hungary

mirror.szerverem.hu (Budapest)

rsync://mirror.szerverem.hu/ctan/ https

[The Netherlands] The Netherlands

cs.uu.nl (Utrecht)

http ftp rsync://rsync.cs.uu.nl/CTAN/

ftp.snt.utwente.nl (Enschede, Overijssel)

ftp https

mirror.koddos.net (Dronten, Fevoland)

rsync://mirror.koddos.net/CTAN/ https

[Norway] Norway

ctan.uib.no (Bergen)

ftp rsync://ctan.uib.no/ctan/ https

[Poland] Poland

ftp.gust.org.pl

ftp

sunsite.icm.edu.pl (Warsaw)

ftp https

[Portugal] Portugal

ftp.eq.uc.pt (Coimbra)

ftp https

mirrors.up.pt (Porto)

ftp https rsync://mirrors.up.pt/pub/CTAN/

[Romania] Romania

mirrors.nxthost.com (Bucharest)

rsync://mirrors.nxthost.com/ctan/ https

[Slovenia] Slovenia

ctan.ijs.si (Ljubljana)

http rsync://ctan.ijs.si/CTAN/

[Serbia] Serbia

ctan.mirror.ftn.uns.ac.rs (Novi Sad)

http

[Finland] Finland

ftp.funet.fi

ftp https

texlive.info (Helsinki)

https rsync://texlive.info/CTAN/

[Sweden] Sweden

ftp.acc.umu.se (Umeå)

rsync://ftp.acc.umu.se/mirror/CTAN/ https

[United Kingdom] United Kingdom

anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk (Coventry, Warwickshire)

ftp https

mirror.ox.ac.uk (Oxford, Oxfordshire)

ftp http

[Austria] Austria

mirror.easyname.at (Vienna)

ftp rsync://mirror.easyname.at/ctan/ https

mirror.kumi.systems (Vienna)

ftp rsync://mirror.kumi.systems/ctan/ https

[Greece] Greece

ftp.cc.uoc.gr (Heraklion, Crete)

ftp https

ftp.ntua.gr (Athens)

ftp http

[Russia] Russia

ctan.altspu.ru (Barnaul, Altai)

http

mirror.macomnet.net (Moscow)

ftp http

mirrors.mi.ras.ru (Moscow)

ftp http rsync://mirrors.mi.ras.ru/CTAN/

North America

[Canada] Canada

colo-serv.net (Montreal, Quebec)

http

ctan.math.ca (Ottawa, Ontario)

ftp https

ctan.mirror.globo.tech (Montreal, Quebec)

http

ctan.mirror.rafal.ca (Hamilton, Ontario)

http rsync://ctan.mirror.rafal.ca/CTAN/ ftp

mirror.its.dal.ca (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

ftp rsync://mirror.its.dal.ca/ctan/ https

muug.ca (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

ftp rsync://muug.ca/ctan/ https

[Costa Rica] Costa Rica

mirrors.ucr.ac.cr (San Jose)

ftp https

[USA] USA

ctan.math.illinois.edu (Urbana, Illinois)

https

ctan.math.utah.edu (Salt Lake City, Utah)

http rsync://ctan.math.utah.edu/CTAN/ ftp

ctan.math.washington.edu (Seattle, Washington)

http

ftp.math.purdue.edu (West Lafayette, Indiana)

ftp http

ibiblio.org (North Carolina)

http

mirror.las.iastate.edu (Ames, Iowa)

https

mirror.utexas.edu (Austin, Texas)

ftp http rsync://mirror.utexas.edu/CTAN/

mirrors.concertpass.com (Lansing, Michigan)

https

mirrors.hoobly.com (San Jose, California)

http

mirrors.rit.edu (Rochester, New York)

ftp rsync://mirrors.rit.edu/CTAN/ https

tug.ctan.org (Salt Lake City, Utah)

rsync://tug.ctan.org/CTAN/ ftp http

Oceania

[Australia] Australia

mirror.aarnet.edu.au (Canberra, ACT)

https rsync://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/pub/CTAN/

[New Zealand] New Zealand

mirror.aut.ac.nz (Auckland)

ftp http

South America

[Brazil] Brazil

linorg.usp.br (São Paulo)

http ftp

[Chile] Chile

ctan.dcc.uchile.cl (Santiago)

ftp https

Mirror Multiplexor

In order to reduce network load, it is recommended that you use the Comprehensive Archive Network (CTAN) host which is located in the closest network proximity to your site. Alternatively, you may wish to obtain a copy of the CTAN via DVD.

CTAN has a mirror multiplexor service. Point your browser to

http://mirror.ctan.org/

for automatic redirection to a mirror in or close to your country.

Updates

Please send updates to this list to ctan@ctan.org.

Master Host

The master host of the Comprehensive Archive Network is:

[germany] ftp.dante.de (Cologne, Germany)

  • rsync access on rsync://rsync.dante.ctan.org/CTAN/
  • World Wide Web access on https://ctan.org/

Becoming a CTAN Mirror

You can help out the community by running a mirror of the Comprehensive Archive Network.

On the page Becoming a CTAN Site you can read more.

Monitoring of the Mirrors

We monitor mirrors to check that they are up to date. If a mirror falls behind then mirror.ctan.org will not redirect to it.

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