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High-Performance Computing at the RWTH Aachen

Employees at the University of Bonn may apply at the HRZ, for a username and a password to use the high-performance computing at the RWTH Aachen University.

In your application, please describe shortly, for what purpose high-performance computing is needed.

Please include in the application:

  • Name
  • Contact data
  • Institute

Also please make sure that your application is signed and stamped by your institute.


Please hand in this application and a copy of your driver’s license to the HRZ. If you do not have a driver’s license, you must confirm your identity personally at the IT-Helpdesk.

You can also send the application and the copy of your driver’s license to the HRZ by mail. In this case, please include the keyword “Hochleistungsrechnen” in your letter. On the next day your access data will be sent to the address of your institute by internal mail.

  • The login page of the RWTH Aachen University is:

After you have logged in, you must register yourself in the high-performance computing application. Only then, you may use the resources of the RWTH Aachen University.

The computing resources and login possibilities are available via the info page of the RWTH Aachen.

Your e-mail address [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.] at the University of Bonn Computer Center will be used for communication and message exchange. Therefore, we would like to ask you to check this e-mail address regularly or to set up an e-mail forwarding to your own e-mail address via the identity management of the HRZ.

Further information about the computer center in Aachen and its computers are available online:

  • The homepage of the RWTH Aachen University:


    • Computer network NRW



      • PC2 Cluster in Paderborn
      • According to a customer message, the PC² cluster in Paderborn is available to any employee of the University of Bonn within the computer network NRW. Access is granted via the portal to the TIM-Account at the RWTH Aachen University, which everybody can activate by themselves. Should the system be inoperative access can also be requested via a project application in Paderborn. If you have further questions, please contact the colleagues in Paderborn directly.

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