Consultation for Researchers

HPC.NRW sets the goal to provide the best support for researchers, who use or would like to use high-performance computing. Both HPC beginners and users with many years of HPC expertise are addressed.

Transition between HPC Systems

We are happy to offer support with applications for computing time project and answer questions about the transition between HPC systems. The focuses here are:

  • Where am I eligible to access?
  • In which situation should I switch to a Tier 2 system?
  • How do I transfer my data?
  • How do I find out which software is available and how can I use it?


Consultation Examples

Our consultation concept makes the expertise of the competence network accessible to all researchers in NRW.



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Online Tutorials

HPC.NRW organizes courses and creates online tutorials on many important topics of high performance computing.

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HPC Wiki

The HPC Wiki ( is a platform for the further education of HPC users, developers, and administrators. It is a collection of knowledge base and experience on high-performance computing topics.

More about the HPC Wiki


Questions can be sent directly to As user of one of the twelve HPC.NRW HPC centers, you can also contact your local support team.

Here you will also find some consultation examples.

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