Monday 15 - Wednesday 17 February 2021


The Cyprus Institute, Online

Registration for this event open on Monday 25th January 2021. Please visit our events platform for more details:


Attendees will receive hands-on training on how to remotely access and use the National Competence Center infrastructure, how to run their codes efficiently on the infrastructure, basics of parallel programming, and guidance on how to write a competitive proposal for computational resources. This is crucial for helping user communities in Cyprus to capitalise on EuroHPC opportunities, such as access to EuroHPC leadership computers, participation in EuroHPC research and innovation calls and collaboration with other EU members of EuroHPC.

This event is part of the EuroCC project and the National Competence Center activities.


Attendees should be familiar with at least one programming language, such as C/C++, Fortran, Python, R.


All attendees will need their own desktop or laptop with the following software installed:

  • Web browser - e.g. Firefox or Chrome
  • PDF viewer - e.g. Firefox, Adobe Acrobat
  • ssh client - Terminal for Mac or Linux is fine. For Windows Putty should be fine.

Slack Channel

Please look at the event slack channel for conversations during the event:

Git Repository

The Git Repository with all material of the training event - including presentations and code, can be found at the following link:


Day 1 (Monday 15th February 2021)

Please find example codes run on GitHub:

Day 2 (Tuesday 16th February 2021)

  • 10:00 - 12:00: Connecting to a system, Linux Introduction, Scripting. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube
  • 12:00 - 13:30: Lunch Break
  • 13:30 - 15:00: Introduction to Slurm, Submitting jobs on systems, Queues, Modules. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube

Between 16:00 - 17:00, there will be a Joint EuroCC/SimEA seminar titled "Special Displacement Method for the Calculation of Materials' Properties at Finite Temperatures" with speaker Dr. Marios Zacharias of Cyprus University of Technology, which participants can follow if they wish.

Day 3 (Wednesday 17th February 2021)