EuroCC N-Ways to GPU Programming Bootcamp

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Application deadline: 24 April 2023

Online Bootcamp: EuroCC N-Ways to GPU Programming Bootcamp

15 May 2023, 09:00 - 16:00 CEST
16 May 2023, 09:00 - 12:30 CEST


Training event for academia and industry
Co-organised by the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), Vienna Scientific Cluster (VSC), OpenACC organization, and NVIDIA for EuroCC Austria and EuroCC@GCS, the Austrian and German National Competence Centres for High-Performance Computing.
Language: English
Location: Zoom
Price: free

During this two-day online Bootcamp, participants will learn about multiple GPU programming models and can choose the one that best fits their needs to run their scientific codes on GPUs. This Bootcamp will cover an introduction to GPU programming using OpenACC, OpenMP, stdpar, and CUDA C, and provides hands-on opportunities to learn how to analyze GPU-enabled applications using NVIDIA® Nsight™ Systems. This online Bootcamp is a hands-on learning experience where you will be guided through step-by-step instructions with teaching assistants on hand to help throughout.  

Agenda (subject to change)

15 May 2023 (Day 1) Intro:

09:00 - 09:15   Welcome (Moderator)
09:15 - 09:30   Connecting to a Cluster
09:30 - 10:00   Introduction to GPU Computing (Lecture)
10:00 - 10:45   Accelerating Standard C++ and Fortran with GPUs (Lecture and Lab)
10:45 - 11:00   Break
11:00 - 12:30   Directive Based Programming with OpenMP and OpenACC on GPU (Lecture and Lab)
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
13:30 - 16:00   CUDA C/Fortran Programming (Lecture + Lab)

16 May 2023 (Day 2) Challenge: Hands-on:

09:00 - 12:00   Teaching assistants are assigned to help with the code challenge
12:00 - 12:30   Wrap up and Q&A

Course format

This 2-day Bootcamp will be hosted online in the Central European Summer Time (CEST) zone. All communication will be done through Zoom, Slack, and email. 


Basic experience with C/C++ or Fortran.

No GPU Programming or AI knowledge is required.

Hands-on labs

Attendees will be given access to a GPU cluster for the duration of the Bootcamp.


Lecturers will be from NVIDIA.

Teaching assistants will be from the HPC centres: HLRS, JSC, LRZ, VSC.

Prices and eligibility

This course is open and free of charge for participants from academia and industry from the Member States (MS) of the European Union (EU) and Associated/Other Countries to the Horizon 2020 programme.


Please apply via the registration page with your official email address to prove your affiliation.

The final participants will be selected and informed after the registration deadline has passed.

The application deadline is April 24, 2023.

Legal notices

This course is offered in cooperation by LRZ, HLRS, JSC, VSC, and NVIDIA. Registration is done via hosted by Your registration data will be transferred to these partners. For legal notes see Privacy Policy.

Course material

The course material will be available at course start.

Course organiser / contact:

Simeon Harrison and Claudia Blaas-Schenner


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