26th Call for Large-Scale Projects Open
Newsflash 11/2021 –

Today, the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) opened the 26th call for GCS Large-Scale Projects on the GCS high-performance computing (HPC) systems, Hawk of HLRS, JUWELS of JSC (cluster module and booster module), and SuperMUC-NG of LRZ. Scientists can now apply for computing time until August 23, 2021, at 5:00 PM CET.

GCS Large-Scale Projects are characterised by projects that require a large amount of computing time, meaning a minimum of 2 percent of a system’s annual production in terms of estimated availability, over a period of 12 months. Researchers at German universities and publicly funded German research institutions are eligible to apply.

Interested researchers can apply to gain access to GCS’ leading HPC systems:

  • High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS): Hawk (HPE Apollo system)
  • Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC): JUWELS (Cluster Module and Booster Module)
  • Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Garching (LRZ): SuperMUC-NG (Intel-Lenovo OceanCat platform)

For further details on how to apply for computing time or to learn more about the technical details of the three GCS HPC systems, please visit our website HPC Access.

All GCS HPC systems are jointly funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, with 50 percent contributed by the federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and North Rhine-Westphalia respectively.

About GCS Large-Scale Projects: All large-scale projects go through a competitive review and resource allocation process established by the GCS. A "Call for Large-Scale Projects" is published by the Gauss Centre twice a year. Deadlines for calls are usually at the end of winter and at the end of summer of each year. An overview of the approved GCS Large-Scale Projects is available at

July 19, 2021

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