PRACE Summer of HPC 2020 opens applications

Late-stage undergraduate and Master’s students are invited to apply for the PRACE Summer of HPC 2020 programme, to be held in July & August 2020. Consisting of a training week and two months on placement at top HPC centres around Europe, the programme offers participants the opportunity to learn and share more about PRACE and HPC, and includes accommodation, a stipend and travel to their HPC centre. Applications open 11th January 2020.
Current Application Deadline: 26 February 2020

About the PRACE Summer of HPC Programme

Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe to late stage undergraduates and/or master students. Up to twenty top applicants from across Europe are selected to participate each year, and applications for the program usually open in January of each year.
Participants will spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical or industrial work.

PRACE SoHPC 2019 participants and trainers during the training week in Bolonga, Italy

The programme will run from 30 June to 31 August 2020. It will begin with a kick-off training week at VSC Research Center, Vienna, Austria – to be attended by all participants. Flights, accommodation and a stipend are provided to all successful applicants; all participants need to bring an interest in computing and some enthusiasm! Prizes are awarded for the best participants.

SoHPC Award Ceremony 2019, PRACE office: S.Bogaerts, P.Lluch, B.Huth, L.Kos

Participating in the PRACE Summer of HPC Programme

Applications are welcome from all disciplines. Previous experience in HPC is not required, as training will be provided. Some coding knowledge is a prerequisite but the most important attribute is a desire to learn, and to share, more about HPC. A strong visual flair and an interest in blogging, video blogging or social media are desirable.

Project Descriptions

Project descriptions with more detailed prerequisites and more information on applying are available on the PRACE Summer of HPC website

More Information

For more information please visit the Summer of HPC website or the following page.

Applications open on 11 January 2020, with the current application deadline 26 February 2020.

Applications can be submitted on the Summer of HPC website:

Summer of HPC Flyer

Find the flyer of this year’s Summer of HPC programme here.

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