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High-Tech Opportunity

Apply to ICTP/SISSA Master in High Performance Computing programme

High-Tech Opportunity
High-Tech Opportunity

06/03/2015 - Trieste, Italy

The Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) programme, coordinated by ICTP and the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year, which will start in September 2015 in Trieste.

Applicants from developing countries are encouraged to apply; selected candidates from these countries will have their tuition fee waived and will receive a scholarship. The deadline for such candidates is 15 May 2015.

To apply to the programme, visit the website at As part of the application process, candidates are encouraged to take the programme's self-assessment tests in order to allow applicants to check and verify their knowledge about the IT skills required by the programme. These test are available at; information on how to take them will be provided at the end of the application process.

The MHPC is an innovative degree programme that prepares students for exciting careers in the fast-growing field of high performance computing (HPC). Set in the stimulating research environment of ICTP and SISSA, the programme combines lectures with hands-on and applied projects to prepare future HPC specialists for academia and industry.

MHPC coursework is driven by challenging scientific and technical problems that require an HPC approach. Lectures are provided by ICTP and SISSA staff and highly recognized international experts. Both institutes have long histories and experience in developing and applying scientific and research computation models.

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to address problems requiring advanced computational techniques in multiple domains, and communicate HPC technological issues in all scientific and industrial environments.


Details on admission requirements and application instructions are available on the MHPC website at