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Guest Student Programme 2018

During summer 2018, JSC will again be offering a guest student programme. It is supported by the Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire (CECAM) and IBM. Within this programme, students with a bachelor's degree in natural sciences, engineering, computer science, or mathematics will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with different aspects of scientific computing. Together with local scientists, the participants will work on various current topics in research and development. Depending on previous knowledge and on the participant's interest, the assignment can be chosen from different areas. These fields include mathematics, physics, chemistry, neuroscience, software development tools, visualization, distributed computing, operating systems, and communication. Special emphasis is given to the use of supercomputers.

The participants are expected to have knowledge of and experience in the computer-oriented branches of their subjects. Students should already have completed their bachelor's degree but have not yet finished their master's. Additionally, a letter of recommendation from a university lecturer or professor is required for application.

The programme will last ten weeks from 6 August to 12 October 2018. Students are encouraged to apply for the programme online. The closing date for applications is 25 March 2018. Further information can be found on the web at
(Contact: Dr. Ivo Kabadshow,

JSC News No. 256, 7 March 2018









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