Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing

Welcome to the national high-performance computing center at Paderborn University. Our research mission is to advance interdisciplinary research in parallel computing and computational sciences with innovative computer systems.

Our HPC infrastructure and services are available for academic users from Germany and international collaborators. We are members of the national HPC association NHR, Gauß Alliance, and the regional HPC.NRW competence network of North Rhine-Westphalia.


Easy Access to our HPC Systems

New service for all employees of the University of Paderborn, which greatly simplifies access to the HPC systems.

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Call for Proposals 2024-2: Access to HPC Resources at PC²

The fifteen Call for Proposals for HPC resources at PC² is now open (Call 2024-2).

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PC2 Hackathon 2023: A Week of High-Performance Computing Advancements

From September 4 to 7, 2023, the Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing hosted their first hackathon event that brought together researchers with diverse scientific backgrounds to collaborate on innovative High-Performance Computing (HPC) projects. Key themes included software development, accelerator programming, performance engineering, and project infrastructure support.

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05.12.2023 - 07.12.2023

Julia Workshop: Introduction to Julia for High Performance Computing

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02.11.2023 - 03.11.2023

NHR-Computational Physics Symposium 2023

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20.10.2023 - 20.10.2023

PC2 User Day 2023

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„The first-class HPC infrastructure and services at PC2 and the membership in the NHR network enable scientists from Paderborn and nationwide to conduct cutting-edge research in various scientific fields.”

Prof. Dr. Christian Plessl,
Managing Director


Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC2)

Room X1.105
Paderborn University
Mersinweg 5
33100 Paderborn