The MVGC Multivariate Granger Causality Toolbox: Download

Apologies: the MVGC registration system is currently undergoing maintenance.

Meantime, you may download the current version here.

Current version is mvgc_v1.0, last updated on September 01 2018 22:36:27.

This toolbox, developed at the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, provides Matlab routines for efficient and accurate estimation and statistical inference of multivariate Granger causality from time-series data, as described in:

Lionel Barnett and Anil K. Seth, "The MVGC Multivariate Granger Causality Toolbox: A new approach to Granger-causal inference", J. Neurosci. Methods 223 (2014), pp 50-68.

To install, simply extract the downloaded zip file into your folder of choice. Documentation is automatically integrated into the Matlab Help system, and may also be browsed online here.

For general support issues, comments, questions, bug reports and suggested enhancements, please email We would especially like to know if you have found the toolbox useful in your research.

Please note that this software is provided freely under the GNU General Public License (version 3) and is for use at your own risk.