Get the SCITAS tour!

SCITAS organizes presentations and visits of its facilities. Our staff can present several topics, depending on your interests:

  • General presentation of our services
  • Presentation of the team
  • Our machines (hardware, architecture)
  • Visit of the machine room
  • Reproducibility (general presentation)
  • Reproducibility: code and c4science
  • Reproducibility: environment (Spack)
  • C4science: architecture on SwitchEngines
  • TCO comparisons
  • How to buy a cluster
  • Financing models
  • HPC legacy: the archives of HPC at EPFL (since 1956).

We accept groups of a minimum of 6 people. If you are interested in a presentation and/or a visit, please fill in this form.


Providing computing resources, training and expertise to the EPFL community.

  • General purpose and specialized computing platforms
  • Training
  • Application support

Machines status

Bellatrix: UP
  • Castor: UP
  • Deneb: UP
  • Fidis: UP
Maintenance schedule



HPC Coordination
Tel: +41 (0) 21 693 12 34

Tel: +41 (0) 21 693 14 05