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MHPC 2023-2024: applications are now open

22 February 2023
The deadline to apply for the tenth edition of the Master in High Performance Computing is on June, 8th 2023

Enrollments are now open for the tenth edition of the specialization course “Master in High Performance Computing” (MHPC) co-organized by the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA) and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).

MHPC is an innovative advanced training program with the aim of training a new class of professionals able to exploit and manage the powerful, complex and modern technologies underlying HPC.

Students who will complete this 12-months-course will have a solid background in scientific approaches to advanced computing, algorithms, numerical simulation techniques used in technical-scientific environments, the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and at the same time a clear understanding of the functionality of cutting-edge hardware architectures in HPC combined with the latest developments in software engineering techniques.

MHPC courses - which will start on September 11th, 2023 - are based on scientific and technical problems that require an HPC-based approach for their resolution. Lessons are held by SISSA and ICTP staff, and internationally recognized experts in the field. Both institutes have a long history and experience in the development and application of advanced scientific computing models. The presence of partners reflects the growing interest of companies and research organizations in finding trained professionals in the sector.

The downloadable 2022-23 Syllabus is available on MHPC website: read it to discover all the modules and lecturers!

SISSA will cover the cost of MHPC to currently unemployed doctoral students and former students (for a maximum of 6 exemptions) who received their doctorate no more than 12 months before the start date of classes. Other research institutes as well as private companies and industries may offer scholarships to cover the fee of the master and/or partial/full living expenses.

Download MHPC Application Call to have all the info.

Details about tuition fee, requirements, and how to apply are available at the following link: or you can send an email at