CSCS issues calls for proposals that are announced via the CSCS website and e-mails. To get an account at CSCS you need to be invited either by CSCS admin staff or group leaders (or PIs)

If you are:

  • A new Principal Investigator (PI) you must have applied for a prepratory project to receive the invitation to get an account at CSCS (invitations for new PIs are issued by CSCS).
  • A new member of a group with an existing project and you need an account within this project, the PI (or his deputy) needs to issue you an invitation to provide the needed information via account.cscs.ch.
  • An existing user who needs to be added to another open project with a different PI, please ask the PI to send you an invitation to be added to his/her project.

Please note that as soon as you receieve and accept an invitation to get an account at CSCS, you agree to the CSCS/ETHZ regulations stated here »

When providing information, please be aware that you are asked to provide only institutional information and a scanned copy of your ID (which will be deleted immediately after the account is created), i.e.:

  • Institutional email address (gmail, hotmail, etc. will not be accepted)
  • Correct information (title, name, etc.)
  • Data must be consistent

Accounts are usually opened within 48 hours.