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The RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS) is calling for applications to attend the International HPC Summer School 2024 which R-CCS will be co-hosting with other research institutes in Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and the U.K. R-CCS will invite approx. 12 selected young applicants to the program. If you are interested in applying, please read the information and apply through the the International HPC Summer School (IHPCSS) application websiteThe webpage will open in a new tab..

Video " Information Session held on January 16, 2024"Click to open YouTube in a new tab(YouTube: Computational Science e-Learning Archive Channel (approx. 32:03 min.))
*Recording is now available.
*For Q&A or to schedule an individual consultation, please contact renkei_hrd[at] (change [at] to @).


Kobe, Japan

Date Sun, July 7 - Fri, July 12, 2024
City Kobe, Japan
  • University of Illinois
  • Euro HPC Joint Undertaking (EPCC, ICHEC and MPCDF)
  • RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)
  • Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre (Pawsey)
  • SciNet HPC Consortium (SciNet)
  • Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC)
  • Education Center on Computational Science and Engineering, Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Information Science, University of Hyogo
  • Foundation for Computational Science (FOCUS)

Young scientists including PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, scientists and engineers affiliated with private companies, etc .
Note: Approx. 12 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 school fees, meals, accommodation and travel expenses etc.)

To Apply

International HPC Summer School 2024The webpage will open in a new tab.

Registration Close Date 23:59 (AoE) January 31, 2024

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 396KB)The pdf will open in a new tab.


The summer school will familiarize the best students in computational sciences with major state-of-the-art aspects of HPC and Big Data Analytics for a variety of scientific disciplines, catalyze the formation of networks, provide advanced mentoring, facilitate international exchange and open up further career options.


Leading world-wide computational scientists and HPC technologists will offer instruction in parallel sessions on a variety of topics such as:

  • HPC and Big Data challenges in major scientific disciplines
  • Shared-memory programming
  • Distributed-memory programming
  • GPU programming
  • Performance analysis and optimization on modern CPUs and GPUs
  • Software engineering
  • Numerical libraries
  • Big Data analytics
  • Deep learning
  • Scientific visualization
  • HPC-infrastructures

Direct inquiries to

Outreach Group,
Computational Science Promotion Office, RIKEN

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

(Jan 17, 2024)