User Support

Supercomputer support

Our high-level HPC support team supports the users in case of problems on our systems, e.g. porting of the application, parallelisation and performance issues as well as usage of the HPC system.

Tel. +49 2461 - 61 2828, E-mail:

Office for User Services

Our user service team is responsible for the user administration for the HPC systems and supports the users in accessing the supercomputers. The service team is additionally responsible for applications to services for the research centre such as database accounts, WLAN and external access to JuNet. Furthermore, the service team acts as a registration office for certificates.

Tel. +49 2461 - 61 5642, Fax. +49 2461 - 61 2810

Opening times of User Services (building 16.4, room 201):
Monday – Friday: 09:00–11:30
additionally Thursday: 13:30–16:00

Project Mentor

A mentor is assigned to each scientific project, that is currently being conducted on the supercomputers at JSC. The mentor acts as a permanent point of contact between the project and JSC. The mentor is available for requests concerning further support and training offers by JSC or helps to arrange in-depth code analyses. The individual mentor of each project can be found within the project overview in JuDoor.

More information concerning the project mentor is available here.

Algorithm, Tools and Method Labs

Special task forces taking care of code scalability, performance analysis and application optimization:

All teams are strongly collaborating with the simulation and data laboratories.

Distributed Compute and Data Services Support

The Juelich Distributed/Data Services Support Team (DS-Support) supports the users of distributed computing and data services. All details to these services can be found here.


Ticket system for support

Support requests to these support emails are stored in a local ticket system. You can find our privacy notice here: Privacy Notice (german: Datenschutzerklärung).

Technology support (JSC internal only)

JSC's technology support team supports JSC colleagues in all topics concerning IT technology. The team offers an "all-round carefree package" for desktop hardware, supports tasks concerning x86 servers and storage, carries out hardware installations, provides virtual systems on the VMware complex, operates a workstation group as a central Linux system for JSC colleagues and the IT systems of the three training rooms at JSC.

Tel. +49 2461 – 61 2888, E-mail:

Request for DB-Accounts (FZJ internal only)

User Accounts on JSC Workstation Group

Apply for course ressources

Last Modified: 12.10.2023