High Performance Computing,
Data Intensive Computing and
Large Scale Scientific Data Management
in Baden-Württemberg

The primary goal is the establishment of an integrated statewide computing and data infrastructure as well as the increase of efficiency and the effectiveness through first-class support of scientists and users. In order to achieve an integrated view for the users, all user-related activities and public relations work are organised across all topics and offer support for all services with the same structures and information media.

bwHPC Logo Services

bwUniCluster, © R. Barthel, KIT

4 High Performance Computing resources, aka bwForClusters, tailored to needs of the scientific communities and 1 general purpose system, aka bwUniCluster.

Data Facilities

Data Center, © S. Raffeiner, KIT

Data storage facilities tailored to the needs of the scientific communities.


Generic and scientific specific support by bwHPC competence centers, bwHPC-S5 project team and the HPC cluster and data facility operational teams.


bwHPC provides and maintains a huge variety of software ranging from scientific (commercial) applications over math and communication libraries to performance tools.

bwHPC Logo News & Events


In our latest newsletter we inform you with news and current progress about our services related to bwHPC. Topics of our December 2020 issue are:

  • IT Security Incident
  • bwSFS: Storage for Science
  • Current bwHPC Course Offers
  • Online Vampir Workshop
  • E-Science-Tage 2021
  • Competence Center Computational Chemistry and Quantum Sciences

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Online conference: E-Science-Tage 2021, 4 – 6 March, 2021, Title: "Share Your Research Data"

The E-Science-Tage 2021 focus on sharing research data. The exchange of research data brings the great opportunity to build bridges, improves quality and ensures that knowledge is gained. We are pleased to offer the E-Science-Tage 2021 as a platform to focus on this important aspect of research. The Call For Contributions for the E-Science-Tage 2021 is open! Deadline for abstract submittion is 18 December 2020. For more details click here. We look forward to welcome you at E-Science Tage 2021!

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bwHPC Logo Research


All publications or published work that have been achieved by using the bwHPC resources.

Tiger Team Projects

Short term collaborations between bwHPC support/facility members and scientists.

bwHPC Logo Funding & About Us

Infrastructure and projects are funded by the ministry of science, research and arts (MWK) of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, by the German research society (DFG) and 10 universities of Baden-Württemberg. Expertise is pooled in so-called bwHPC competence centers.

bwHPC Logo bwHPC Members

The bwHPC initiative and projects is carried out by the IT and computer centers of the following universities of Baden-Württemberg: