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The NHR-Graduate School for HPC Talents

The NHR-Graduate School is seeking nine qualified international and national applicants interested in pursuing a Ph.D. project in HPC, numerical simulation, and AI/ML.

Fellows will receive a three-year full-time fellowship and excellent supervision at one university of the NHR-Alliance in Germany.


  1. Visit the NHR-Graduate School application website and check the offered research fields.
  2. Contact your potential supervisor to discuss any further questions.
  3. Fill in the application form.
  4.  Send your application documents to:
  5.  Make sure your recommender sends the letter of recommendation in due time.

Deadline: 15.09.2024.

Start of funding: 01.04.2025.

Application documents:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A description of the planned research project
  • University diploma
  • Proof of English language skills
  • Letter of recommendation.

About the NHR-Graduate School

The NHR-Graduate School is a joint graduate school of the National High-Performance Computing Alliance in Germany. The NHR-Alliance consists of nine computing centres, combining resources and expertise of high-performance computing in Germany.

Qualification / Skills and Experience

The NHR-Graduate School provides the perfect opportunity to pursue a Ph.D. in the field of HPC. We welcome individuals with a master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, the natural or engineering sciences, or an equivalent degree, interested in High-Performance Computing to apply.


  •  A monthly salary of 2.200 EUR for 36 months
  •  Supervision by internationally recognized scientists at one of the nine NHR-Alliance partner
  • Research visit at an alliance partner university (Secondment)
  •  Collaboration on groundbreaking research projects
  • Free participation in the annual NHR-Summer School
  • Free participation in the annual NHR Conference
  • First Class training programs and workshops conducted by renowned experts, teaching the latest knowledge and skills in HPC
  • Career guidance
  • Networking events with like-minded individuals, professionals, and researchers in the HPC community.


We are here to assist you with any further questions about the NHR-Graduate School and the application process. Don’t hesitate to contact us at

Your NHR-Graduate School Team