Problem submissions for the 2024 MiniZinc Challenge are currently open! See the call for problems for more information.

Install the latest version of MiniZinc

Download and install MiniZinc 2.8.4 (released 10 May 2024).

For detailed instructions, see the documentation.



The MiniZinc Handbook contains all the documentation for the MiniZinc language and system.
Also available as a printable PDF.

The tutorial is also available in Chinese! MiniZinc手册中文版已经提供 (PDF version)


MiniZinc has an extensive online course available on Coursera for free.


We have published a number of papers about the design and implementation of MiniZinc, and many other researchers have used MiniZinc for their work.