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Depending on immigration restrictions due to COVID-19, the dispatch to the summer school may be cancelled or held online instead.

The RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS) is calling for applications to attend the International HPC Summer School 2022 which R-CCS will be co-hosting with other research institutes in Europe, the US and Canada. R-CCS will invite approx. 10 selected young applicants to the program. If you are interested in applying, please read the information and apply through the International HPC Summer School (IHPCSS) websiteThe webpage will open in a new tab..

Date Sun, Jun 19 - Fri, Jun 24, 2022
City Athens, Greece (Candidate country)
  • RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)
  • Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE)
  • Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE)
  • SciNet HPC Consortium (SciNet)

Young scientists, including graduate and PhD students, scientists and engineers affiliated with private companies, etc . (about 80 individuals in total)
Note: Approx. 10 successful applicants will be invited from Japan.
Applicants must belong to universities or companies whose head or the delegated person can issue a formal letter of request on behalf of applicants.
(R-CCS will cover round trip airfares and accommodation etc.)

In the case that the event is hosted onsite, you will need to agree to take quarantine measures for overseas travel and entry/exit in accordance with the regulations of the host country, host organization, RIKEN, and your organization in light of safety considerations pertinent to COVID-19. Everyone from participants to staff on-site is expected to be fully vaccinated. Please refer to the COVID-19 Rules & Measures 新しいタブでサイトが開きます section of this websitefor further information.

To Apply

International HPC Summer SchoolThe webpage will open in a new tab.

Registration Close Date Mon, Feb 14, 2022(AOE) ※extended from original deadline on Jan.31

Personal Information Protection Regulations Note: In accordance with RIKEN’s rule on protection of personal data, your e-mail address will be protected strictly and will never be released, given, or lent to any third party without just cause.
Personal Information Protection Regulations (PDF 40MB)The pdf will open in a new tab.


The international summer school will provide an opportunity for young researchers to broaden their perspective and acquire new knowledge through lectures and workshops offered by the leading scientists in the HPC field and to network with other participants from many parts of the world. The objective is to foster young scientists who can lead future advances in the HPC field.

This program started as the European-U.S. Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences. Japan participated for the first time in 2013 and Canada followed in 2014. This year’s event will be the 11th International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences.


Leading European, Canadian, Japanese and American computational scientists and HPC technologists will offer instruction on a variety of topics, including:

  • HPC and Big Data challenges in major scientific discipline
  • HPC Programming Proficiencies
  • Performance analysis and profiling
  • Software engineering
  • Numerical libraries
  • Big data analysis and analytics
  • Deep learning
  • Scientific visualization
  • Canadian, Europe, Japanese and U.S. HPC infrastructures

Direct inquiries to

Collaboration Group,
Computational Science Promotion Office, RIKEN

  • mail addressrenkei_hrd[at]
  • (replace [at] with @)

(Feb 2, 2022)