PATC Training

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (, has selected six of its members' sites: Barcelona Supercomputing Center (Spain), CINECA - Consorzio Interuniversitario (Italy), CSC - IT Center for Science Ltd (Finland), EPCC at the University of Edinburgh (UK), Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (Germany) and Maison de la Simulation (France) as the first PRACE Advanced Training Centres.

The mission of the PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) is to carry out and coordinate training and education activities that enable the European research community to utilise the computational infrastructure available through PRACE. The long-term vision is that such centres will become the hubs and key drivers of European high-performance computing education.

The students and can benefit from the hands-on sessions and communication with internationally renowned instructors. Participants will be issued a Certificate of Attendance.  PATC courses are attended by specialists from across Europe and all lectures and materials are in English. The PATCs do not charge fees for their courses. The number of seats for all courses is limited.


Title Date
PATC Course: Performance Analysis and Tools 11 May 2015 (All day) to 12 May 2015 (All day)
PATC Course: Heterogeneous Programming on GPUs with MPI + OmpSs 13 May 2015 - 09:00 to 14 May 2015 - 18:00
PATC Course: Programming ARM based prototypes 15 May 2015 (All day)
PATC Course: Introduction to CUDA Programming 2 Jun 2015 - 09:00 to 5 Jun 2015 - 18:00
PUMPS Summer School, 6 Jul 2015 - 09:00 to 10 Jul 2015 - 19:00