Welcome to the NHR@ZIB

High-Performance Computing Systems

The NHR@ZIB center is one of nine NHR centers in the Alliance for National High Performance Computing (Nationales Hochleistungsrechnen – NHR). It is a facility of the Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) and operates an infrastructure for scientific computing to support science and research throughout Germany. The scientific board (Wissenschaftlicher Ausschuss) organizes a peer review process to decide about compute time projects and users are supported by the supra-regional competence network .

Access to the NHR systems

Proposals and User access

After the account application users get an easy access to the NHR compute systems. Resources are available within NHR projects for compute time.


Project proposals are submitted via the central service of the NHR alliance. Account applications are submitted via the Portal. Existing projects and accounts are controlled here.

User manual

Within the User Manual the users find all information about system access and about the software installed there. The usage of the portal is described in detail.