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Applications are now closed, but you can have some information for the next year!

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Important communication:

The notifications for MHPC admissions will arrive during this week.
Only those admitted will be notified!


Standard application are now open for the academic year 2018/2019!

     Send your application form:

     DEADLINE: July 24, 2018 - 11:59 AM

The applications are closed: If you have not received a confirmation email, you have not been regularly registered.

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For standard applicants there are opportunities to have the fee waived  (and in some cases also a scholarship) by various supporters.


HPC-TRES will sponsor:

2 scholarships for the Master in High Performance Computing on the following themes and related research lines of the HPC-TRES scientific plan:

- High Performance Computing for Oceanography and Biogeochemistry modelling - Line A1 “Biogeochemical forecast skill assessment for Operational Oceanography”

- High Performance Computing for Solid Earth modelling - Line B10 “Imaging and numerical geophysics” 

For further information, candidates are encouraged to contact the PIs of the research lines A1 (G. Cossarini, OGS: and B10 (E. Bonomi, CRS4:


beanTech will sponsor one TIPforHPC (Training and Innovation Program for HPC) fellowship for a MHPC selected student.

The fellowship covers the fee and supports the student during the Master. The thesis project will be designed with beanTech. 



Online form for applications for full ICTP scholarship (only available for candidates from Developing Countries) now open!

ICTP offers fellowships to candidates coming from Developing Countries: it covers the MHPC tuition fee, cost-of-living expenses and a return ticket from the origin country.

     Send your application form:

     DEADLINE: April 20, 2018


Applications will be reviewed by the MHPC selection committee. Students will be selected based on information provided in their CVs, application forms, and recommendation letters. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by phone, video conference or in person.  

 The program of the fifth edition will start on September 17th, 2018


  • The ideal student for the MHPC has a strong interest in information technology problems driven by scientific research or industrial needs. 
  • An academic Master Degree is required, although equivalent work experience may also be considered. Work experience will be evaluated during the admissions interview.
  • No prior HPC knowledge is assumed, but candidates should have some experience in programming and a competence in one of the following languages: C, C++, Fortran.
  • A sound knowledge of Linux operating system is also needed.
  • A knowledge of Python language is assumed at the level of the first 39 exercises of the learn python the hard way


Should you wish to follow the master course without a sponsor, the fee for attending the full course is € 7.000. Details about payment methods and schedules will be communicated to the selected students.

Please note that the tuition fee is not due until the beginning of the academic year.


The official regulation can be found here.


If you are interested in sponsoring an MHPC student, either in part or in full, or if you would like to allow your employees to follow part (or all) of the master program, please contact us:

> Letter for potential sponsors

Online form for applications for full ICTP scholarship (only available for candidates from developing countries) now open!